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Friday, February 12, 2010

Government Polices Boost Home Prices

“Home prices rose in more than 40 percent of U.S. cities in the fourth quarter of last year, as massive federal spending helped boost the housing market.” (Washington Post, Friday)

Distorting prices is no path to genuine recovery.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Price System as Can Opener” by D.W. MacKenzie

  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.