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Don't Give Politicians Credit for a Growing Economy

U.S. Economy

Blog09/10/2019

When politicians say "you never had it so good" they're taking credit for something they didn't do. In truth, what economic prosperity we have is due to private savers and entrepreneurs making economic progress possible.

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Decades of Transit Trouble on New York's Subways

Blog03/23/2019

Although the subway was never totally private, the history of government's expanded role in running the system has been a history of higher fares and worse service. 

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Danielle DiMartino Booth on the Fragile Fed Narrative

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

11/30/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle DiMartino Booth discuss Fed Chairman Jay Powell's performance to date and whether Austrians and permabears overestimate the Fed's influence on the economy.
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Defending the "Gentrifier"

U.S. EconomySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog08/09/2018

Gentrification gets bad press. It would appear that the gentrifier (he who engages in gentrification) is a malign exploiter, a bully, someone who takes advantage of the weak and the poor. And these are the nice things said about him.

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Don't Mix Politics and Entrepreneurship

Book Reviews

Blog07/31/2018

Entrepreneurship can be both productive and unproductive — and even destructive — depending on the effects of public policy.

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Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Helped Defend Obamacare

07/10/2018Power & Market
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Danielle DiMartino Booth on the Fed's Mission Impossible

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

06/01/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Danielle Booth discuss whether—or if—the Federal Reserve can ever return to "normal" monetary policy.
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Defending the Undefendable: The Slum Lord

Free MarketsFrom the Archives

Blog12/11/2017
Slum housing is a problem when the inhabitants live there of necessity — not wishing to remain there, but unable to afford anything better.
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