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In the US, Rich States Spend Less on Welfare

Taxes and Spending

Blog05/14/2019

The key to a high quality of life is a free economy devoted to trade and entrepreneurship. Contrary to what we're told about Europe's welfare states, more government social spending doesn't cause economic prosperity.

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Inflation: The Rumors of its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Blog05/06/2019

The real money-creating machines are commercial banks. Loan dollars become deposit dollars. Lots of lending means the money aggregates increase. Little lending means the opposite.

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In Spain’s Elections, the Left Wins, but the Economy Loses

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog04/29/2019

The center-left in Spain survived last weeks elections. Whether the economy can survive the left's tax addiction remains to be seen.

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If Billionaires Are Worried About Inequality, They Should Dial up Their Investment Risk

Financial MarketsPoverty

Blog04/24/2019

If inequality keeps billionare Ray Dalio up at night, he could shrink his holdings through bold capital allocations aggressively focused on changing how we live, work, fly, and play.

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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

Blog04/03/2019

Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.

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Is Mexico "Neoliberal"?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog03/28/2019

Mexican interventionists are now pushing the idea that Mexico is a country dominated by a free-market ideology which they call "neo-liberalism." But any serious look at Mexico's government makes it clear this is not the case.

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Is Argentina On The Brink Of a Tax Revolt?

Blog02/26/2019

Argentina suffers from both high taxes and high rates of tax evasion. These two things are connected. The harder it is to pay taxes, the greater the motivation to evade them.

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It Turns out the Long Term Does Matter After All

Blog02/20/2019

When the topic involves poverty, bank failures, unemployment or inequality, the advocates of fashionable policy implore us to take immediate action, almost regardless of the costs down the line. Enter climate change and this seemingly changes everything.

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