Economic Insights


Welcome to Crony Capitalism, Bush/Obama Style

George F. Will: “Greece and GM: Too weak to fail“

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Mises and Money

I’m at a seminar in Indianapolis on the economics of sound money; the discussants include very serious economists (and some others, as well!) and a set of readings largely focused…

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Watch Stossel on Fox Business tonight

And see if Lou Dobbs (that old charmer, who managed to call Don Boudreaux an “idiot” and June Arunga “stupid” within minutes of meeting them in the Green Room) convinces…

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Liberty Advocate Named Acting Minister of Interim Kyrgyz Government

Emil Umetaliev My friend Emil Umetaliev was just named acting Minister of Economic Development in the interim government of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. Emil is the founder and owner of…

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Off to Central Asia

I’ve been frantically finishing various projects and now am packing for Central Asia. My friends there are working on a set of proposals to promote liberty and its benefits in…

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Why We Trade

New York Times: “Push to Eat Local Food Is Hampered by Shortage” Hat Tip: Jude Blanchette (for the link and for the title)

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

From Greg Mankiw: “Economics in One Picture“

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Krugmania over Ireland

Paul Krugman of the New York Times on “An Irish Mirror” and Constantin Gurdgiev of Trinity College, Dublin on “Replying to Prof Krugman” Hat Tip: Cyril Morong

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