Labor and Wages

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Yes, Tax Cuts Really Are The Reason for Your Raise

Labor and WagesTaxes and Spending

Blog02/12/2018
Firms are likely to raise wages once their expectations of future worker productivity increases.

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Don't Force Google To Hire Conservatives

Labor and Wages

Blog01/18/2018
James Damore is wrong. The last thing we need is a another special group protected from "discrimination."

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Seniors Scramble for Income as the Fed Inflates

Labor and WagesMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/01/2018
While Americans put on a happy face, central bank inflation robs people at the bottom and transfers wealth to those at the top.

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Private Sponsorship of Immigrants Is a Viable Alternative

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog12/27/2017
Private sponsorship regimes sidestep the public welfare issue by attaching liability to specific people rather than the state as a whole.

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Was Scrooge the Victim in A Christmas Carol?

Labor and WagesMedia and Culture

Blog12/23/2017
Scrooge was never mistreated by his nephew, by Cratchit, or by those seeking charitable donations. Scrooge was always free to refuse them all.

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Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog12/06/2017
New government regulations designed to end sexual harassment would only raise the legal risk of hiring women, and encourage employers to hire more men.

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Minimum Wage Laws Have Many Victims

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/01/2017
Employers, workers, and consumers are all hurt when minimum wages are imposed on markets.

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Hayek on Good and Bad Unemployment Policies

Labor and WagesInterventionism

Blog11/16/2017
One of the obstacles to a successful employment policy is, paradoxically, that it is so easy to reduce unemployment, at least in the short term.

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Capital As a Form of Charity

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog11/13/2017
Both fact and logic seem to support the view that savings invested in privately owned economic tools of production amount to an act of charity.

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Sylvester Petro's Austrian Perspective on Labor Unions

BiographiesLabor and Wages

Blog11/10/2017
Sylvester Petro's books on labor unions are among some of the best written on labor policy.

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