Posts by William F. Shughart II
William F. Shughart II is a Research Director and Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, the J. Fish Smith Professor in Public Choice at Utah State University, past President of the Public Choice Society as well as the Southern Economic Association, and editor of the Independent book, Taxing Choice.
Scotland’s Looming Regulatory Hangover
Old Enough to Choose a President, but Not to Buy Cigarettes?
California’s Dream World
Tax Freedom Day 2016
Private Businesses Are Not “Public Accommodations”
Trading Votes in Congress to Get Everything Politicians Want
The Silliness Surrounding Mascot Nicknames Continues
Hollywood Joins the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement
California’s Proposed $2 per Pack Excise Tax on Cigarettes
Tennessee’s Fracking Controversy
The Ex-Im Bank Redux
Tax Freedom Day, 2015
Google Agonistes
Agonizing over Sports Teams’ Mascot Names
Professor Gruber Strikes Again
Plain Brown Wrappers?
The Anachronistic 1979 Oil Export Ban
Net Neutrality: Pushing on Another Side of the Balloon
“Net Neutrality” Is an Oxymoron When Government Logs On
Gordon Tullock, R.I.P.
Airline Deregulation Act of 1978
Happy Birthday, Tea Party!
Jean Tirole, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences
Amazon’s “Dark Side” Is a Bright Spot for Workers and Consumers
Misplaced Outrage over the NCAA’s Decision to Reduce Sanctions on Penn State

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