Last month an article entitled “The Lack of Major Wars May Be Hurting Economic Growth” was published in the New York Times. On first glance I thought the author, Tyler Cowen, was going to offer a standard argument for increased
Re: Eurozone needs quantitative easing Dear Sirs: All the so-called benefits that you expect the eurozone countries to derive from a European Central Bank program of quantitative easing are myths. Myth number one: QE will spur an economy to greater production.
Paul Krugman reads the latest long-term forecast from the US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and he likes what he sees. Even though the nearby graph is the CBO’s projections for the growth of federal debt, Krugman nonetheless offers this rosy
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I’m at FreedomFest with Mises Canada. Earlier today I watched a panel and one of the participants–George Gilder–in the midst of a very impressive set of remarks made an offhand comment that is actually quite wrong. I am bringing this
This is a minor point, but believe it or not, I have to make it: Libertarian ethical theory (as developed, for example, by Murray Rothbard in Ethics of Liberty) does NOT say: “As long as you don’t initiate aggression, you