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Japan's Lasting Stagnation Is Hidden Behind Government Statistics

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

Creative design of statistics cannot solve the persistent crisis. The core of the problem lies in a misguided economic policy that zombifies the Japanese economy and thus undermines prosperity.

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Homelessness and the Problem of Public Space

Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and SpendingU.S. History

Blog6 hours ago

Government policy encourages homeless people to congregate in public areas twice over: first, cities destroy access to very-low-cost housing. Second, city governments often refuse to enforce their own rules of public-space use. Tent cities result.

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As Democrats Push a "Wealth Tax," Here's Why Other Countries Got Rid Of It

7 hours agoPower & Market

Expect a "wealth tax" to be a popular idea during the Democratic debates, but it's really a tax on the creation of new wealth.

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Donnie Gebert Explains That a Direct Republic is Now Possible

StrategyPolitical Theory

06/25/2019Audio/Video
Bob Murphy has a three-hour conversation with former Military Intelligence Sergeant, Donnie Gebert.
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The Economics of Healthcare: Market Failure or Faulty Models? (Part 1)

Health

06/24/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka discuss with Bob Murphy the common belief that healthcare is a sector plagued by “market failure”.
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Money-Supply Growth Remained Sluggish in May

Money Supply

Blog06/24/2019

Money supply growth inched up in May, rising slightly above March's and April's growth levels. But overall growth levels remain quite low compared to growth rates experienced from 2009 to 2016. March's growth rate, for examples, was at a 12-year (145-month) low.

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