By Abigail R. Hall | Friday December 9, 2016 at 2:27 PM PDT | Comments Off on Sorry, Vegan Eatery—Good Intentions Don’t Absolve Your Economic Sins
I frequently teach economics principles courses, offering many college students their first exposure to the subject. While we cover all the basics—supply and demand, elasticity (consumer and producer sensitivity to price changes), taxation, trade, and externalities—I’m under no illusion that most of them will remember a lot of the material come a year from...
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By Ivan Eland | Wednesday August 17, 2011 at 2:25 PM PDT | 6 Comments
Although Ron Paul placed second in the Iowa straw poll, behind Michele Bachmann by the slimmest of margins, most media commentators—both left and right—refused to anoint him as one of the “big three” candidates remaining in the Republican presidential contest. Translated, the media gatekeepers, as they did in his 2008 campaign, are telling the...
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