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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Government Regulation

February 9, 2014 | Becker-Posner Blog

Are Government Bureaucracies Too Big?

January 13, 2014 | EconTalk

Laurence Kotlikoff on Debt, Default, and the Federal Government's Finances

Laurence Kotlikoff of Boston University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the fiscal health of the federal government of the United States. Kotlikoff argues that the U.S. government is essentially bankrupt because future taxes will fall hundreds of...
December 23, 2013 | Cafe Hayek

They’re all Bootleggers

Fabulous article by Cathy Reisenwitz (HT: Arnold Kling), where she explains that corporations seek profit and one way to do that is to influence legislation. What’s interesting to me is how hard it is for some people to absorb this
November 27, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Libertarian Podcast: The Future of the Federal Reserve

Listen to The Future of the Federal Reserve by Hoover Institution: Richard Epstein discusses whether the Federal Reserve should abandon the dual mandate to contain both inflation and unemployment. | Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio.
October 8, 2013 | Economics One

Where the New Chair Might Lead the Fed

Congratulations to Janet Yellen. The new chair’s most important challenge, in my view, is to lead the Fed toward a more predictable, less interventionist, more rules-based monetary policy of the ki...
June 18, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

The Regulated States of America

May 26, 2013 | Becker-Posner Blog

China’s Tilt Toward the Private Sector?

May 22, 2013 | Grumpy Economist

Epstein on the IRS and More

May 23, 2013 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The Libertarian Podcast: Trouble at the Internal Revenue Service