Reflections on the International Students for Liberty Conference (ISFLC)
FEBRUARY 19, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
There is no better example of voluntary, peaceful cooperation than what I saw at ISFLC.
Economics paints a damning picture of zoning and smart growth
FEBRUARY 05, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
People sometimes support regulations, often with the best of intentions, but these wind up creating outcomes they don't like. Land-use regulations are a prime example.
Or, Would You Rather Live in Georgetown or Jacobsville?
JANUARY 22, 2015 by SANDY IKEDA
George disparaged great cities, while Jacobs celebrated them.
We need rule of law, not law and order
DECEMBER 11, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
Today, the difference between law and order and rule of law is literally a matter of life and death.
Why good intentions fail and passing a law still won’t get it done
NOVEMBER 13, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
The economic way of thinking requires looking at the incentives, not banning the consequences.
Being able to say no is what enables us to say yes.
OCTOBER 30, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
Being able to say no defines the scope of our personal autonomy, while being able to say yes allows us to creatively explore (or not) the freedom that autonomy gives us.
OCTOBER 16, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
The rule of law confers predictability and constrains power. But as government grows, this principle of minimal government is weakened.
Innovation Is the Lifeblood of a Healthy Economy
OCTOBER 02, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
When it comes to rising living standards, innovation is far more important than efficiency.
Dispelling labor market myths with theory and data
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA
It's popular to claim that efficiency is the enemy of workers. But it's not true.