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Why Government Cannot Be Run Like a Business

Bureaucracy and RegulationCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/04/2017

Even with a former CEO in charge, no government agency can be run like a business. Trump's business experience gives him little advantage Washington.

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Why Kansas's Tax-Cut "Failure" Is Really a Success

Taxes and Spending

Blog08/03/2017
When tax cuts lay the ground work for a better economy, government statistics often fail to measure the benefits.
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Why Decentralized Economic Planning Is So Important

Bureaucracy and RegulationCalculation and Knowledge

Blog07/30/2017
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault shows how listening to the local experts outside the central bureaucracy is an essential part of economic planning.
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Why the Feds Should Legalize Interstate Commerce in Healthcare

HealthU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog02/24/2017
The Feds should allow consumers to purchase health insurance across state lines. This won't fix everything, but it's a start.
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What Are We to Make of the Trade Deficit?

03/21/2005Mises Daily Articles
What if anything should be done about the trade deficit? Stefan Karlsson refutes the two most common views of the implications.
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