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There Ain’t no Economics in Economic Impact Studies

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog05/28/2017
Interest groups often commission "impact studies" that just happen to prove the economy will benefit from whatever the interest group wants to do.
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The Racist History of Minimum Wage Laws

Big GovernmentU.S. History

Blog04/16/2017
Historically, minimum wage laws have done a lot to stifle employment among African-Americans. The trend continues today.
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The World According to Trump: The Anti-Globalist Agenda

Global Economy

04/12/2017The Austrian
Trump’s attitude to Europe is nothing short of revolutionary. With a few words, he seems to have torn up decades of US State Department policy.
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The Swiss Private Bankers Should Be a Model for Bankers Everywhere

Swiss WatchMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

American chain banks have become just glorified ATM machines. But there is a model of banking that offers something quite different.

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The Bait-and-Switch Behind Economic Populism

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyTaxes and Spending

05/26/2015Mises Wire
Economic populists have become skilled at causing economic calamities while escaping the blame. Instead, it’s the non-populists that end up picking up the pieces while getting the blame for the unemployment and wealth destruction that follows in the wake of populist economic policies.
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