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Trump's Tariffs, Fannie's Funding: How High Can Rents Climb?

PovertyU.S. History

Blog02/27/2018
Renters can't keep paying higher and higher rents, as nearly half of all renter households pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing.
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The Scam That Is Urban "Land Use" Planning

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog02/07/2018
Government planners admit they don't know how consumers actually want to use city land. But that doesn't stop them from regulating every lot in town.
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Trump Shows Us Why Its So Hard to "Drain the Swamp"

StrategyTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog01/30/2018
The permanent government of bureaucrats, generals, staffers, and strategists in Washington exercises greater power than any elected official.
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The Unseen Cost of Shoveling Snow

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog01/27/2018
The broken-window fallacy can be seen everywhere — and snow removal must necessarily come at the cost of not doing something else.
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The War on Cops: Where's the Evidence?

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/22/2018
Heather McDonald's book doesn't exactly demonstrate that a war on cops exists.
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The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

The EnvironmentGlobal Economy

The data suggests that as capitalism advances, so does the quality of the physical environment.
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The Law School Boom and Bust

Education

Blog12/04/2017
Cheap debt has created a bubble in law schools where students take on loads of debt for not-very-useful law degrees.
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The Economics of Gentrification

Protectionism and Free TradePrivate Property

According to the mainstream media gentrification is the new monster to be fought. Why?
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