Tag: Economics
Cigarette and Soda Taxes Don’t Save Many Lives

Selective excise taxes may raise revenue for the public sector by targeting the consumption of things that elites disdain, but they do not save millions of lives.

Trump’s Trade Policy—A Reductio ad Absurdum

Apart from practical difficulties and impossibilities, a Trumpian trade triumph, even if it could be achieved, would be a horrible objective to attain.

China—Americans’ Economic Bugaboo du Jour

The hysteria has no firm foundation.

Promises, Promises: Financing President Trump’s Wall

President Trump is going back on his campaign promise of making Mexico pay for “the wall”.

Polarizing Ideology

With polarization has come intolerance: people abandon their friends and family when they seem to have the wrong political views.

Political Capitalism

The real threat to free markets lies in the regulatory state.

I Hope Russia Wins

We’re not talking about the World Cup here, but Russia’s challenge to Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs.

Seattle Strives to Be More Like Detroit

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

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.

Trump: Invest in the United States

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

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