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Politics Drops Its Pretenses

Big GovernmentStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog5 hours ago

We need an anti-politics movement just as surely as we need an antiwar movement. 

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The Difference Between Ecology and Economics

The Environment

Blog6 hours ago

Environmentalists rightly point out it is very difficult to manage a complex ecosystem. But they conveniently ignore the fact it's even more difficult to manage an economic system — especially one thrown into disarray by environmental regulations.

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How Entrepreneurs Discover Market Opportunities Through Dissatisfaction

The Entrepreneur

Blog6 hours ago

Entrepreneurs try to find gaps in the marketplace where consumers are not quite satisfied with the status quo. Successful entrepreneurs then fill in those gaps.

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New Nobel Winners Are Latest Bad Sign for Economic Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog8 hours ago

The economist’s task is not to demonstrate (empirically) that x is associated with y, but to provide a causal explanation of how x affects y.

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Chris Wilton's Recipe For Success

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPrices

9 hours agoAudio/Video
Chris Wilton has established a successful and growing catering business, and the recipe he developed has some ingredients that every entrepreneur can utilize.
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City Hall Forbids Developer from Giving Consumers What They Want

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11 hours ago

Local governments think the key to "smart" downtown development is to restrict parking, and force people to take a bus. In reality, people just decide to avoid downtown, thwarting efforts at development.

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Have Free-Market Economists Conquered the World?

U.S. History

Blog10/14/2019

Both left and right now repeatedly push a myth: the myth that governments have been taken over by laissez-faire hard-core free-market economists who have turned the world into a landscape of untrammeled capitalism.

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Neurosurgery, Health Policy, and the Free Market: A Conversation with Richard Menger

Health

10/14/2019Audio/Video
Can a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School hold on to free market principles? Accad and Koka discuss health policy and economics with neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Menger.
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