Anything Peaceful Can We Trust Inventors?
Should change need a government permission slip?Maggie Thurber May 19, 2015
What if a new idea hurts an existing business? What if people lose their jobs?
Freeman Article Oliver Stone: Meet Friedrich Hayek
In defense of insider tradingAlexandre Padilla May 18, 2015
Preventing insiders from using their unique knowledge distorts signals that stock prices send to market participants. That can lead to market instability and corporate scandals.
Freeman Article Blurring the Lines between Products and Services
What matters is producing valueSandy Ikeda May 14, 2015
Hand-wringing over the loss of manufacturing may have to do with a false distinction between manufacturing and services.
Freeman Article Is There Really a Pink Tax?
Applying economics to the question of prices for men and womenSteven Horwitz May 13, 2015
Before we conclude injustice in market prices, we have to make sure we’ve exhausted all the explanations economics can offer.
Freeman Article Lemonade from Lemons
Real Heroes: Ludwig ErhardLawrence W. Reed May 8, 2015
Ludwig Erhard did more than any other man or woman to denazify the German economy after World War II.
Anything Peaceful What LeBron Can Teach You about Economics
Econ is everywhere — why can't it be popular?George C. Leef Apr 14, 2015
In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey.
Anything Peaceful I, Whiskey
The unexpected, unplanned, rebellious history of whiskeyDaniel Bier Apr 13, 2015
From the people who brought you the film I, Pencil comes something even better.
Freeman Article Economics as a Hard Science
Creating wealth is reckoning with entropyJacob Borden Apr 13, 2015
Modern economic activity is more complex than the fires burned by primitive man, but both activities still hinge on the thermodynamic fundamentals of heat and entropy.
Freeman Article 7 Habits of Highly Effective Libertarians
How to sustain a lasting passion for libertyJeffrey A. Tucker Apr 7, 2015
The cause of liberty is worth our lifelong efforts.
Freeman Article How Does Paris Get Fed?
Answering the central question of economicsSandy Ikeda Apr 2, 2015
Frédéric Bastiat, the great 19th-century economic journalist, famously asked, “How does Paris get fed?” In a nutshell, I think that’s the central question of economics.