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The Problem with Paid Parental Leave

Big GovernmentValue and Exchange

Blog15 hours ago
Once again, good-intentioned policies that ignore the laws of economics only hurt those who they were originally intended to help.

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Don't Confuse Immigration with Naturalization

The EntrepreneurPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog03/22/2017
Governments made a mess of immigration thanks to their naturalization and welfare policies. But the answer is not to further limit property rights.

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Dwight Schrute Shows Us Why Speculators Are So Important

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

Blog03/06/2017
The TV character Dwight Schrute provides some valuable insights into how speculators provide essential and praiseworthy services in the marketplace.

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Say's Law: The Antidote to Countless Economic Fallacies

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog02/14/2017
Say's Law essentially tells us that we produce in order to consume. Once we start thinking we can consume before we produce, we get into trouble.

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Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog02/02/2017
The total amounts taken out to pay for college degrees are much higher than the value of the degrees themselves. There is a market solution to this.

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Wealth Isn't Just Measured in Money — It's Measured in Choices

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog01/31/2017
Don't compare incomes today to incomes of long-ago time periods. The wealth and choices available to income-earners has changed drastically over time.

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The Dangers of a "Universal Basic Income"

InterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog01/16/2017

A "universal basic income" serves to make workers and entrepreneurs less likely to produce goods and services the consumers need most.

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Why Markets Produce "a Race to the Top"

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog12/11/2016

The unregulated SEO industry shows how companies seek to out-do each other in terms of quality for customers.

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Will Europe's Labor Laws Kill the Gig Economy?

Free MarketsPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog12/05/2016

Independent contractors such as Uber drivers may be legislated out of existence by European politicians.

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