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Not Every Health Condition Is Insurable

HealthInterventionismPolitical Theory

03/16/2019Mises Daily Articles
If you think healthcare pricing seems nonsensical now, just wait until you see what happens when mandated coverage removes any semblance of rational insurance pricing.
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Natural and Neutral Rates of Interest in Theory and Policy Formulation

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

03/13/2019Mises Daily Articles
The so-called "art of central banking" lies in picking the "right" target interest rate. But, there's no way to know the "correct" rate without giving markets freedom from central bankers.
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Notes on Fed Chair Jerome Powell's 60 Minutes Non-Interview

03/12/2019Power & Market

 Jay Powell "sees no reason" the economy can't keep chugging along. And of course that's true until it isn't.

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No, Robots Won't Make Us All Unemployed

Labor and Wages

Blog03/11/2019

We are better off not needing twelve people with shovels to do the same thing as a single bulldozer. Robots are not fundamentally different from a bulldozer.

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New Houses Are Getting Smaller — But They're Still Much Larger Than What Your Grandparents Had

Blog03/08/2019

The size of new houses has shrunk since 2015. (Houses are still two-thirds larger than they were 50 years ago.) But will local governments let developers build smaller, simpler, more affordable housing?

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No, You Don't Need a $200K College Degree

02/26/2019Power & Market

Taxpayers are already subsidizing public colleges nationwide. But must taxpayers also pay for students who want designer degrees at private schools?

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New Study Confirms that the "Gender Pay Gap" Results from Women Making Different Choices

02/22/2019Power & Market

Just because two people have the same job title, that doesn't mean they do the same thing.

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