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How the Feds Blocked Effective Flood Insurance

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/05/2017
Government agencies have helped to encourage urban and suburban development in flood plains and other disaster-prone areas.
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Here's the True Definition of a Recession — It's Not About GDP

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2017
Recessions are the liquidation of a boom that sprang up thanks to a previous period of loose monetary policy.
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Hayek's Chicago Seminar on Justice and Equality

Political Theory

Blog06/26/2017
In 1950-51 Hayek presented a seminar at the University of Chicago entitled "Justice and Equality." The seminar was opened to faculty and students.
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How Magical is the Keynesian Multiplier?

Money and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Blog05/18/2017
Real wealth comes from greater production and saving. More spending — especially when spurred by printing money — doesn't make us rich.
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How the Left Learned to Love States' Rights

Political Theory

Blog03/27/2017
Over the course of approximately six hours, the Left in the United States made a spectacular, 180 degree turn on federalism and states’ rights.
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How to Interpret the Shape of the Yield Curve

Blog03/27/2017
Central-bank meddling — and not "expectations" — may be the real driver behind changes in the shape of the yield curve.
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How the Government Ruined US Healthcare — and What Can Be Done

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog03/22/2017
The American healthcare system is a byzantine system of government imposed monopolies and subsidies. Now, some doctors are trying to get out.
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How the Fed Operates — And Why It's a Problem

The FedMoney and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/14/2017
Central bankers often claim their tinkering with the money supply is but a small intervention, but in reality, it sets the boom-bust cycle in motion.
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