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Yes, Economic Laws Still Apply to the Minimum Wage

Bureaucracy and RegulationValue and Exchange

Blog04/18/2018

Noah Smith has written yet another "popular" column challenging established economics assumptions. But he's really only appealing to his reader's established biases.

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Yet Another Way Labor Unions Abuse the Taxpayers

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog03/21/2018

"Project Labor Agreements" makes government infrastructure spending even more expensive and inefficient. 

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Yes, Tax Cuts Really Are The Reason for Your Raise

Labor and WagesTaxes and Spending

Blog02/12/2018
Firms are likely to raise wages once their expectations of future worker productivity increases.

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Yellen’s Poor Legacy — and Powell’s Challenges

Blog11/03/2017
Yellen had the chance to rein in the Fed's ultra-dovish and inflationary monetary policy — and she blew it.

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Yellow Journalism and Cheech and Chong: Drug Policy in the 70s

HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

10/04/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton explores US drug policy between the Nixon and Reagan Administrations.

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Yellen: The Economy May Be Weaker than We Thought

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/28/2017
At the rate we're going, the Fed will need another 8 years to get the target interest rate up to 2 percent.

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Yes, the Fed Really Is Holding Down Interest Rates

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/26/2017
The empirical evidence is clear: the Fed is pursuing an expansionist monetary policy — and the economic benefits have been disappointing at best.

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Yellen: "GDP is a Pretty Noisy Indicator"

03/16/2017FedWatch
While expressing optimism about the economy, Yellen completely dismissed a question about the troubling Q1 GDP forecasts.

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Yellen To Congress: We'll do Something Someday

U.S. Economy

02/14/2017FedWatch
Janet Yellen testified before Congress and was as bland and predictable as ever: still uncertain, still has no clue what to do.

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Yuri Maltsev: Why Socialism Endures

Big GovernmentEducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

12/09/2016Audio/Video
Yuri Maltsev, a victim of Soviet totalitarianism in his youth, explains how and why westerners still don't understand what socialism really means.

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