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The Swamp Wins: Trump Nominates Powell to Replace Yellen

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog11/01/2017
In the end Donald Trump gets what he wanted, a “low interest rate person” who also happens to be a “Republican.”

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In Fed We Trust

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog10/26/2017
At this point, does anyone believe the Fed is willing to do anything that might really spook markets?

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These Feminist Economists Are Right about GDP

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog10/13/2017
GDP ignores household production such as childcare and housework. And that's just one of many problems.

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The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

U.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/14/2017
Interventionist foreign policy is facing some challenges from foreign-policy realists. Naturally, neoconservatives are very upset about it.

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The Week in Review: September 9, 2017

The FedLabor and WagesTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog09/07/2017
It is during times of crisis like this, when government feels the greatest need to control, that sound economics is most needed.

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Want to Grow the Economy? Stop Listening to Clueless Economists

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. Economy

Blog08/31/2017
Not only are economists incapable of recognizing what economic growth is, they propose policies that are inimical to the progress necessary for growth.

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Let’s Fully Deregulate the Airline Industry

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog06/13/2017
US airlines and their workers are motivated to get the government to protect them as a special interest group at a cost to consumers as a whole.

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Government Guaranteed Income is Not a Solution

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog06/12/2017
Henry Hazlitt's critique of Milton Friedman's Negative Income Tax remains relevant as libertarians continue to embrace Universal Basic Income.

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Week in Review: June 10, 2017

Global EconomyHealthMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

Blog06/09/2017
The economics of Ludwig von Mises really is something different and revolutionary.

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