James A. Dorn

jdorn@cato.org

James A. Dorn is vice president for monetary studies, editor of the Cato Journal, senior fellow, and director of Cato’s annual monetary conference.

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The Crowding-Out Tipping Point

Increasing economic growth means shrinking government

JANUARY 19, 2015 by JAMES A. DORN

Bigger government means slower economic growth. Has the United States reached the tipping point for economic decline?

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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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