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May 1994

Volume 44, 1994


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A Feminist Lesson From Economics

Legislative Mandates Won't Change the Social Order
May 01 1994 by ,

The Incredible Ticket Machine

Economic Progress Depends on Entrepreneurial Discovery
May 01 1994 by ,

As Values Collapse, Government Grows

Restoring America's Foundational Values Ought to Be a Top Priority
May 01 1994 by ,

“I can't possibly impose my values on you,” Kidder said the teachers and administrators seemed to be saying. Even more incredibly, when he told this story “in the company of about seven very bright college juniors and seniors sitting around a dinner table at a very good liberal arts college in California,” every single one said those teachers and administrators were absolutely right. This is worse than situational ethics; it's just no ethics at all.

The Moral Consequences of Paternalism

Should Government Protect Us from Our Vices?
May 01 1994 by ,

Paternalism denies people the liberty necessary to develop dignity as well as the kind of willful, puposive action that makes life meaningful, rather than just a collection of happenings. 

The Past Is Prologue

Government Interventions Make Home Ownership Less Affordable
May 01 1994 by ,

King Charles' Ax: Property Rights, Human Freedom, and The Quality of Life

Only a Free-Market Society Respects Individuals
May 01 1994 by ,

Owls, Ferrets, And Free Markets

The Endangered Species Act Creates Perverse Incentives
May 01 1994 by ,

Post-Communist Traumas East and West

Recovering from Soviet Terror Is Not Easy
May 01 1994 by ,

The Economic Way of Thinking, Part 8

Ask What the Long-Term Consequences of an Economic Action Will Be
May 01 1994 by ,

Lending Discrimination: The Unending Search

Creditworthiness, Not Race, Determines Loan Rejection Rates
May 01 1994 by ,

The Mother of All Myths

GDP Does Not Measure Total Spending in the U.S. Economy
May 01 1994 by ,

Monetary Policy in the United States: An Intellectual and Institutional History

Government Intervention in Banking Has Caused Crises and Failures
May 01 1994 by , ,

Cities without Suburbs

Rusk's "Solution" to the "Urban Problem" Is a Sham
May 01 1994 by , ,

The Fortune Encyclopedia of Economics: 141 Top Economists Explain the Theories, Mechanics, and Institutions of Money, Trade, and Markets

A Stellar Collection of Lucid, Market-Oriented Essays
May 01 1994 by ,

Playing the Field

City Governments Shouldn't Finance Stadiums
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