Posts by Randall G. Holcombe
Randall G. Holcombe is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University. His Independent books include Housing America (edited with Benjamin Powell); and Writing Off Ideas.
Seattle Strives to Be More Like Detroit


The city of Seattle attempts to grapple with the crisis of economic prosperity.

A Hidden Cost of Inflation


One hidden cost of inflation is that it makes an increasingly large share of cash holdings and transactions subject to government surveillance.

Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Imperialism


Cultural appropriation and cultural imperialism, valid issues or the result of a “victim mentality”?

The Republican Advantage That’s Easy to See but Nobody Notices


Does color, on a subconscious level, affect who we vote for?

Leland B. Yeager: 1924-2018


Leland Yeager, who was a valuable member of the scholarly community, passed away April 23 at the age of 93.

Some Thoughts on Arming Teachers


Teachers are not law enforcement officers, and as civilians under attack, they should not be expected to confront a shooter, and would almost surely be ineffective if they tried.

The Role of Luck in Life Success


How important is luck in life?

Commonsense Firearm Regulation


Are there any gun regulations that would actually work?

Trump: The State of Our Union Is Strong


What did you make of Trump’s State of the Union?

Trump: Invest in the United States


His words say, invest in America. His actions say otherwise.

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