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June 24, 2020
Unfortunately, We Can’t Decouple From Communist China by Friday
The American economy is too dependent upon China to quickly reverse course.
Economy
June 24, 2020
Fifty Years of Statist Policies and Economic Fallacies
Despite the constant failures of Keynesian economics and statist policies, people still haven't realized that free-market economics is the way forward.
Economy
June 17, 2020
Thomas Sowell at 90: Understanding Race Relations Around the World
The issue of race relations in America has reached a new high pitch with the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman, followed by mass peaceful demonstrations and instances of violence, looting, and arson in cities around the country.
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Government & Politics
June 9, 2020
Tragedies of Our Time: Pandemic, Planning, and Racial Politics
People are being forced back into a new tribalism and a new racial and ethnic collectivism in the public arena due to the renewed insistence on “group-think” that is reinforced by a variety of government policies.
Economy
June 5, 2020
Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!
Adam Smith was born on this day in 1723.
Economy
May 29, 2020
What Trumpnomics 1.0 Was and What 2.0 Could Be
Trumpnomics is it's own unique mix of economics values. Darren Brady Nelson breaks down how this has worked for the United States.

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Economy
June 24, 2020
By Seton Motley
The American economy is too dependent upon China to quickly reverse course.
June 24, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Despite the constant failures of Keynesian economics and statist policies, people still haven't realized that free-market economics is the way forward.
June 17, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The issue of race relations in America has reached a new high pitch with the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman, followed by mass peaceful demonstrations and instances of violence, looting, and arson in cities around the country.
June 9, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
People are being forced back into a new tribalism and a new racial and ethnic collectivism in the public arena due to the renewed insistence on “group-think” that is reinforced by a variety of government policies.
June 5, 2020
By Joseph A. Morris
Adam Smith was born on this day in 1723.
May 29, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Trumpnomics is it's own unique mix of economics values. Darren Brady Nelson breaks down how this has worked for the United States.
May 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Whether school closings and stay-at-home orders slow an outbreak is an important and really challenging research question. This question must be answered before we compare economic costs and health benefits.
May 20, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The long-term economic effects of the COVID-19 shutdown will be felt for years to come.
May 6, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The collectivism virus need not destroy us, if we immunize ourselves with the philosophy of liberty and market liberalism.
April 28, 2020
By Matthew L. Kelly
The Colloquium for the Advancement of Free-Enterprise Education at the University of Texas-Dallas teaches students about the foundations and history of the nation's economic system
April 23, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
We have experienced unprecedented economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing policies. Twenty two million Americans lost jobs in four weeks.
April 20, 2020
By Clifford Thies
The results of the first scientific survey of serology in a well-defined population has been conducted and – guess what? – the mortality rate for Coronavirus is not much different from that of the ordinary flu.
April 15, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
In Uncle Sam’s 2020 fiscal year that began on October 1, 2019, it is estimated that the federal government will spend around $4.4 trillion, of which about $1 trillion will be with borrowed money to cover the budget deficit of that amount.
April 13, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
The United States has taken unprecedented actions to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. How bad will this be for the economy?
April 6, 2020
By Steve Goreham
The U.S. economy is currently enjoying the longest period of expansion in history, in large part driven by the fracking revolution which enabled America to become the world’s leading energy producer.
April 3, 2020
By Clifford Thies
How long can we keep people away from work before their lives are ruined?
April 2, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
As the economy locks down, the U.S. government must consider the implications of social distancing itself.
April 1, 2020
By S.T. Karnick
Economic contractions harm human health, so governments should take that into account in their coronavirus policies
April 1, 2020
By Charles N. Steele
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
March 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our lives and economy have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale by COVID-19. How do we calculate the societal impact?
March 26, 2020
By Viv Forbes
In their frantic attempts to delay the spread of the Wuhan virus, governments are sowing the seeds of economic depression and currency destruction.
March 24, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Recognizing other states' licenses would remove barriers to employment, says sponsor.
March 23, 2020
By Joe Barnett
The Buckeye Institute recommends actions to reduce the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on Ohio's Economy.
March 20, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The City of Dallas is considering regulating rentals, while Austin fights in court for its ordinance.
March 18, 2020
By Seton Motley
Capitalism is the best solution to deal with the Coronavirus.
March 17, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The Coronavirus outbreak will bring long-lasting lessons to all people of Earth. The one message we must fight is that big government solved the crisis.
March 2, 2020
By Jeff Stier
Meeting Americans’ needs, especially those of the neediest, requires free markets that can realize and reward the benefits of technological innovations, big and small. 
February 26, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Illinois state representative Camille Lilly recently sponsored a bill to restrict self-service gasoline stations. Would creating jobs for gas station attendants be good economics?
February 20, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
We like taxing businesses because they appear rich.  Yet the question of who truly pays business taxes is very complicated. 
February 19, 2020
By Juliana Knot
OECD Report finds teenagers’ choices for an “ideal career” have narrowed over the past two decades and don’t reflect the new economy.
February 11, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Apparently, Mayor Lightfoot is willing to cast aside her progressive values in a rather desperate attempt to tackle the city’s out-of-control debt by nickel and diming her constituents.
February 5, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The country is almost split down the middle about whether government does too much or too little.
February 3, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The U.S. Supreme Court limited the scope of protection under existing law to employees who report wrongdoing directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
January 27, 2020
By Darren Brady Nelson
Companies that allegedly practice "surveillance capitalism" have become seemingly inescapable in our modern economy, leading a host of critics to explain the many ways those like Facebook and Google threaten our lives and freedoms.
January 20, 2020
By Scott Beyer
Review of Order Without Design: How Markets Shape Cities, by Alain Bertaud (MIT Press, 2018), 432 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0262038768; $36.64
January 15, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
"American Dream" Mall Opens after More than a Decade
January 9, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Plea bargains let persons accused of crimes plead guilty and receive reduced charges or a reduced sentence.
January 6, 2020
By Bartlett Cleland
Public-spectrum auctions led by the FCC are a step toward market-based spectrum management and privatization of public airwaves while maintaining needed governance of spectrum.
January 3, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Peachtree State faces the prospect of soaring population growth and a woefully inadequate housing supply, especially in the booming Atlanta metropolitan area.
December 27, 2019
By Juliana Knot
Overall, more people are employed, and they are working more hours on the job, the Census Bureau reports.