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Tyler Watts

Tyler Watts
Tyler Watts
Tyler Watts is an assistant professor of economics at East Texas Baptist University.  Prior to this, he was an assistant professor of economics at Ball State University and a visiting assistant professor of economics at Grand Valley State University. Watts earned his PhD in economics at George Mason University in 2010. While at George Mason, he was a Mercatus Center PhD Fellow. His research has appeared in the Independent Review, Review of Austrian Economics, and Journal of Private Enterprise.

Tyler Watts's Articles and Posts

#36 – "Outsourcing Is Bad for the Economy" The Freeman
#36 – "Outsourcing Is Bad for the Economy"
Outsourcing boosts productivity and living standards.
How Three Neighbors Got Gas: A Parable The Freeman
How Three Neighbors Got Gas: A Parable

Think scarce resources demand a centralized rationing system? Think again—prices can do the work a lot more efficiently. 

Outsourcing Is Bad? The Freeman
Outsourcing Is Bad?
Economics makes clear that outsourcing is not the problem; the problem is scarcity. Outsourcing is (part of) the solution.
Government Spending Cuts Are Bad for the Economy? The Freeman
Government Spending Cuts Are Bad for the Economy?
Government spending can boost short-term indicators, but that's not the same as sustaining the long-term health of the economy. In fact, spending tends to obscure its true condition, if not prolong the problems.  
Not Enough Inflation? The Freeman
Not Enough Inflation?
Speculators Are to Blame for High Gas Prices? The Freeman
Speculators Are to Blame for High Gas Prices?
Mergers Harm Competition? The Freeman
Mergers Harm Competition?
More Government Action Needed for Job Recovery? The Freeman
More Government Action Needed for Job Recovery?
The Canard of “Underutilized Resources" The Freeman
The Canard of “Underutilized Resources"
The Canard of "Underutilized Resources" The Freeman
The Canard of "Underutilized Resources"
Despite the seductive logic of the Keynesian physicians, printing money is patent-medicine quackery that stands to do the patient more harm than good.
Alexander Hamilton and the Perils of State Capitalism The Freeman
Alexander Hamilton and the Perils of State Capitalism
Climate Change in the Great American Desert The Freeman
Climate Change in the Great American Desert

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