March 2008

March 2008

Volume 58, 2008


An Unstimulating Idea

JANUARY 25, 2008 by

"It's like taking a bucket of water from the deep end of a pool and dumping it into the shallow end. Funny thing -- the water in the shallow end doesn't get any deeper." That's how George Mason University economist Russell Roberts describes the logic -- rather, illogic -- of the economic "stimulus" proposals that everyone and his uncle are proposing. If we needed further demonstration of the folly that is the American political-economic system, there it is.

A Department of Homeland Happiness Security? Only if We Want to Be Unhappy!

New Happiness Economics Would Undermine the Free Market
MARCH 01, 2008 by

Health Care Is Worse Here than Elsewhere?

MARCH 01, 2008 by

Book Reviews - March 2008

MARCH 01, 2008 by

  • Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies
    by Bryan Caplan Reviewed by Dwight Lee
  • The Science of Success: How Market-Based Management Built the World

    Is Fair Trade a Fair Deal?

    Fair Trade Means Well, but Ignores Some Economic and Political Realities
    MARCH 01, 2008 by

    Stealing for Union Bosses

    The NLRA Should Be Repealed to Re-establish Rule of Law in Labor Markets
    MARCH 01, 2008 by

    Environmentalists in Outer Space

    Space Environmentalism Lacks Any Justification
    MARCH 01, 2008 by ,

    Treatments Without Diseases

    The Disanalogy between Bodily Disease and Mental Disease Generates Many Confusions
    MARCH 01, 2008 by

    Who's Afraid of Prosperity?

    One Person's Economic Success Doesn't Depend on Another Person's Failure
    MARCH 01, 2008 by

    The New Deal and the State and Local Governments

    Today's Larger and More Centralized Government Began with the Great Depression
    MARCH 01, 2008 by
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