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T. Norman Van Cott

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T. Norman Van Cott, an adjunct scholar with the Indiana Policy Review Foundation, is professor of economics at Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

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Direct from Chile

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

03/25/2002Mises Daily Articles
Many Americans probably feel that eating Chilean fruit costs America jobs. Think of the jobs that could be created, goes their argument, if laws prevented Americans from buying Chilean fruit. At the very least, we should all “buy American.” What a boost to the economy, huh? Wrong!
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It Still Doesn't Count

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

12/05/2000Mises Daily Articles
Is the recent election "clear evidence" that your vote counts? Not at all, say two economists. It shows precisely the opposite .
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The Rich Getting Soaked

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

04/17/2000Mises Daily Articles
Consider the relative tax bite affecting rich and poor: it is the people earning the highest income who pay the bills from government.
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