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What Is Seen and What Is Unseen: Government "Job Creation"

JUNE 10, 2009 by LARISSA PRICE

How can Obama and his economic advisers know what kinds of jobs will position our economy to "lead the world" in the long term? Indeed, how can we expect anyone to know what kinds of jobs will be able to offer such a guarantee of wealth and security, considering the enormous complexity of our world?

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What is Seen and What is Unseen: Government "Job Creation"

FEBRUARY 11, 2009 by LARISSA PRICE

Assuming Obama and his advisers are right -- that his plan will indeed save or create that many jobs -- what proof do we have that it will leave us better off than if it's not implemented at all?

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It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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