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The Age of Information (Symmetry)

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Two weeks ago, Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok published a fantastic essay on the end of asymmetric information, its affect on markets, and how policy makers s...

Not Lacking Links

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Last week's miscellanea: 8th Grader being charged with felony for 'hacking' Within the tech community most people know about the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act...

The Environment and Property Rights

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I did not have the time to write something for Earth Day, but luckily the Cato institute published an extremely balanced and explanatory article on the diffi...

4/20: ‘Abolish the War on Drugs’ Day

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I think most people sit in one of two camps when it comes to April 20th: either you absolutely hate it or you love it. On one hand, some people are extremely...

Marginal Utility and Clash of Clans

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Everyone knows that when you download a free game on your phone, there is a solid chance it will try to get you to buy some type of 'power ups' to make pla...