George Hagedorn

GHagedorn@thefreemanonline.org

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Deregulation - What Prospects?

OCTOBER 01, 1975 by GEORGE HAGEDORN

Let's admit that government is not a universal problem solver.

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Buying Up Surpluses

AUGUST 01, 1971 by GEORGE HAGEDORN

Pricing goods or services out of the market always raises the problem of what to do about the "surplus."

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Transportation: Regulation vs. Competition

MAY 01, 1971 by GEORGE HAGEDORN

Government regulation of transportation has resulted in injury, rather than benefit, to the industries regulated and to the public.

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Uneven Inflation

APRIL 01, 1971 by GEORGE HAGEDORN

The uneven response of various prices and incomes introduces distortions and inequities into the economy.

Article

Uses of Ignorance

DECEMBER 01, 1970 by GEORGE HAGEDORN

Why persist in projecting our ignorance to what is unknowable in principle?

CURRENT ISSUE

December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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