David J. Theroux
| Saturday October 19, 2019 at 6:56 PM PDT
I was privileged to present a tribute at the memorial celebration for the life of Wolfgang Dieter Tede, on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Independent Institute for over twenty years, and here is an edited...Read More »
| Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 2:31 PM PST
President Trump’s trade policies don’t match up with basic economic principles.
| at 9:59 AM PST
Tariffs make superior offers less desirable for buyers by making them more costly.
| Wednesday February 13, 2019 at 11:41 AM PST
You simply can’t make people better off by removing options from them.
| Friday February 1, 2019 at 11:41 AM PST
The doctrine of nationalism, a dangerous brew in which Americans have long indulged.
| Friday November 2, 2018 at 4:12 PM PDT
Two cases of government obstructions at the border.
| Thursday July 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
The only way to win a trade war is not to fight one.
| Wednesday July 18, 2018 at 4:23 PM PDT
Government interference neglects the nuance of trade.
Carl P. Close
| Thursday June 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
Whatever his latest rhetoric, Trump has helped show that—just as economists feared—the idiocy of trade protectionism is contagious.
| Sunday May 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
The nation-based “balance of international payments” accounting system is misleading and nonsensical.