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Economics Travelogue #7

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Independent Institute hosted their Challenge of Liberty Seminar this past week at UC Berkeley, and it was a great opportunity to network with other students...

Debt, Greece, and Democracy

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Joseph Stiglitz recently wrote in the Guardian how the European Union and International Monetary Fund’s treatment of Greece was anti-democratic.  I disagree,...

Not Lacking Links

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SCOTUS rules in favor of raisin farmer, overturns 'New Deal' era law Created in 1937, The Agriculture Marketing Agreement Act was one of the several 'New Dea...

Economics Travelogue #6

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I began working for Independent Institute (no longer The Independent Institute) last week here in Oakland, and the experience so far has been a real eye ope...

Economists Misunderstand What They Teach

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A popular theorem within economics comes from Ronald Coase, an economist who won the Nobel for his analysis of the firm and revitalization of institutional a...