Economic Insights


Wow. Russia’s propaganda channel on….communism

From Russia Today It reminds me of other utterly crazy and despicable attempts to dust off communist tyranny and try it “one more time”: for example, G. A. Cohen on…

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Economic Optimism: Take the Bet!

John Tierney of the New York Times on his bet against a Malthusian. Any Malthusians out there who want to make any bets? (We miss you, Julian Simon!)

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Happy 101st Year, Ronald Coase!

The great lawyer/economist Ronald Coase is cruising into his 101st year. His 100th birthday was a few days ago (December 30, 2010) and he is still at work teaching economics,…

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In Love with Hayek

Very well done and quite fun.

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Another Explanation of the “Broken Window” Fallacy

A nice complement to this one on which I worked with friends:

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Latest Trip through Asia

I’m in Beijing….hoping to get some sleep before some morning meetings and then a trip to the airport for some long flights to the US and A. In the meantime,…

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The GM decision: Reasons vs. Attac

France 24: France-Employment : GM Staff vote for pay freeze

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Some Applebaumian Wisdom

Washington Post: “A government of the people’s every wish?” If you don’t live in this country all of the time, and I don’t, here is what you notice when you…

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The Hayek Interviews — You’ve Got to Watch

The Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala, which is a real world leader in online education and media, has just released the full Hayek interviews organized by Armen Alchian of UCLA…

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