December 2008Volume 58, 2008
Patent Law Is Highly Controversial
December 01 2008 by Michele Boldrin, David K. Levine, and Alessandro N ,
Today one of the most controversial issues in economic policy is that of patent law. Is a patent just an extension of property rights to the realm of ideas? Or is it an unwarranted interference by the government into the rights of individuals?
Legislators and Special Interests Are Creating Needless Obstacles to Entrepreneurship
December 01 2008 by Bob Ewing ,
Tax Competition Helps Citizens Protect Their Wealth
December 01 2008 by Pierre Bessard ,
Presidential Candidates Could Learn Much from Adam Smith
December 01 2008 by Lawrence W. Reed ,
Since it’s obviously possible for people to reach the pinnacle of politics without seeming to know much about either economics or Smith, perhaps we’re overdue for a little reminder about both.