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Hal Snarr

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Hal W. Snarr is an assistant professor of economics at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Why Medicare for All Would Require Huge Tax Increases

Blog03/11/2020

Medicare for All advocates claim they are increasing access to medical services. But the plan mostly just increases demand without increasing supply. The "solution" comes later with price caps, tax hikes, and shortages. 

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How Rent Control Harms Those It Hopes to Help

Blog03/08/2019

Though rent control is sold as a policy that is intended to help the poor, it has induced homelessness among the poor and lower middle classes.

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How Champions of the Poor Become Tyrants

Bureaucracy and RegulationPricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/28/2018

The unintended consequences of government regulation lead to even more government coercion.

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Inflation Has Been Contained — But Not Because of a Liquidity Trap

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/28/2018

When the Fed began paying interest on bank reserves, it kept a lid on inflation. But now there's no easy way out.

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The Yield Curve Accordion Theory

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/26/2017
The Fed dictates to markets at least as much as it reacts to markets.
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