Labor and Wages

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It's The Customer, Stupid: A Marx vs. Menger Battle on Netflix

The EntrepreneurLabor and Wages

Blog09/17/2018

The Company Men shows how, in order to move on from a devastating layoff, workers must first figure out how to be valuable to the customers.

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Federal Employees Have Higher Pay, More Job Security Than Private Sector

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog09/05/2018

The incredible wealth of the DC region is yet another reason for shrinking the size and scope of the federal government.

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"Scabs" Are the True Labor Day Heroes

Labor and Wages

Blog09/03/2018

The special legal status of unions is what harms workers. Not the so-called "scabs."

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The Swedish Welfare State Leads to Poor Immigrant Assimilation

Labor and Wages

Blog08/20/2018

The welfare state has impaired immigrants' success in integrating into and contributing to the Swedish economy.

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Why the Quota System Is One of the Worst Ways of Regulating Immigration

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog08/15/2018

Historically, US immigration policy limited rejection and deportation to those deemed to be either criminals or incapable of supporting themselves economically. The modern quota system takes a far more arbitrary approach.

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Governments Have Destroyed Housing Affordability in Many Places — But Some Refuges Remain

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog08/10/2018

Although they're not stylish places according to wealthy coastal elites, many metro areas in the United States still contain a lot of affordable housing.

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Government Worker Napped Three Hours Per Day for Four Years

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog08/04/2018

The average California state government worker earns 23 percent more in total compensation than their similarly skilled and educated private-sector counterpart.

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"Sweatshops" Are Like Lifeboats for the Poor — Don't Sink Them

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyLabor and Wages

Blog08/02/2018

The answer to why people continue to work in such deplorable conditions is pretty simple: they don’t have any other options.

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Can France Really Welcome All the World's Poor?

Cronyism and CorporatismLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog07/30/2018

The dominant immigration narrative in France ignores the importance of free trade, freedom in employment, and the importance of voluntary charity.

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The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Do What You Think It Does

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog07/28/2018

We should stop asking if workers deserve a “living wage” and start asking if the minimum wage actually helps workers obtain one.

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