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Trump’s Space Force

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/08/2018

Trump has proposed the "Space Force" as a brand new and costly military branch and bureaucracy. The reaction to his plan helps illustrate the complexity of military politics in Washington.

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Nordhaus and Romer

Blog10/08/2018

The 2018 Nobel Prize in economics has gone to Yale's William Nordhaus for work in environmental economics and NYU's Paul Romer for work on economic growth. Both have long been considered front-runners for...

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The anti-Trump Nobel Prize in Economics

10/08/2018Power & Market

The Royal Academy made a clear political statement with this year's Nobel Prize in economics.

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What Hayek Said about the "Nobel Prize" in Economics

10/08/2018Power & Market

Today let us celebrate Friedrich Hayek, the reluctant  and worthy Nobel winner.

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If Imports Were Truly Bad for an Economy, Military Blockades Would Not Exist

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/08/2018

If modern claims about the harm of free trade are true, then Lincoln must have been helping the Confederacy with his military blockade.

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The Equations of Mathematical Economics and the Problem of Economic Calculation in a Socialist State

Calculation and Knowledge

10/06/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Market pricing and market distribution of goods are dynamic and responsive. Government-planning, however, is rigid, fixed, and cannot keep up with the real world.
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Can Seasonal Adjustments Help Us Understand the Economy?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/06/2018

All the sophisticated quantitative methods by themselves can't help us understand the cause-and-effect of what's behind the boom-and-bust cycle.    

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The Damage Done by the Kavanaugh Hearings

Blog10/06/2018

No one is discussing Kavanaugh's awful record on the Bill of Rights. Meanwhile, the media is sending a terrible message to women.

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