December 2000Volume 50, 2000
WHO's Agenda Is Neither Patient-Friendly Nor Protective of Individual Freedoms
December 01 2000 by Twila Brase ,
Government Plays a Strikingly Small Role in Harry's Magical World
December 01 2000 by Andrew P. Morriss ,
Gun-Control Propaganda Brainwashes Potential Victims
December 01 2000 by Karen Selick ,
Numerous Financial Innovations Flowed Directly from the Discovery of Zero
December 01 2000 by John Hood ,
A High Rate of Saving Does Not Guarantee High Growth
December 01 2000 by Christopher Lingle ,
Professional Tattling Is Big Business for Environmental Advocacy Groups
December 01 2000 by Timothy D. Terrell ,
Classical-Liberal Political Values Are the Fundamental Rules of Human Decency
December 01 2000 by Donald J. Boudreaux ,
War Consumes Lives in Burma
December 01 2000 by Doug Bandow ,
From a distance the jungle looks peaceful. Dense, green plant growth covers hills that march endlessly onward. Primitive villages emerge in simple clearings: wood and bamboo buildings, covered by thatched roofs, sitting on stilts, and open to rain, animals, and mosquitoes.
The Promise of Government Protection Gives Consumers a False Sense of Security
December 01 2000 by Sheldon Richman ,
There Is a Stronger Bias to Expand Regulations Than to Increase Safety
December 01 2000 by Dwight R. Lee ,
There is a limit to how much people will voluntarily pay to reduce the risk of accidental injury or death. In other words, the marginal value people place on their lives is finite. We accept some risks to take advantage of opportunities to do things that, at the margin, provide more value than the expected sacrifice in health and life expectancy.
Does Austrian Business Cycle Theory Have Merit?
March 01 1995 by Mark Mark Skousen ,
Last month, I wrote about the long-standing debate between the Monetarists and the Austrians, which surfaces at practically every Mont Pelerin Society meeting. Both schools are ardent defenders of the free market, yet they fight incessantly over methodology and economic modeling.