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While behavioral economics claims to be an effective way of measuring individual economic behavior, it actually sets back authentic economic analysis.
Economic PolicyProgressivismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
Federal budget deficits are increasing, but the Biden administration shows no signs of restraining its spending. This is not going to end well.
War and Foreign Policy
Even if we accept the dubious claim that the supposed strength of the USSR justified nuclear brinkmanship, its absurd to make that same claim about modern Russia.
Thomas Paine, whose fiery essay "Common Sense" made a case for the American Revolution, is a much-neglected American founder.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLawThe Police State
Biden wants to roll out yet another "assault" weapons ban. Supporters claim it will reduce crime, but it will do no such thing.
The FedInflationBusiness Cycles
As the inevitable economic downturn becomes more evident, the Fed will attempt to stop deflation. But what this economy needs is a good dose of it.
While Andrew Koppelman has made a good faith effort to understand and portray libertarianism, he makes some serious errors regarding Rothbardian thought. David Gordon helps to set him straight.
Booms and BustsMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking
Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke and two other economists have received the Nobel in economics this year. Their work on banking is weak on causality and fails to recognize the damage done by the central bank.