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Policy Review by topic: Economic Theory

October 2, 2012

The Market Democracy Project

Robert Herritt on Free Market Fairness by John Tomasi
August 1, 2012

The Mismeasure of Inequality

Focus on equal opportunity, not outcomes. To listen to Lee Ohanian and Tod Lindberg, click below.

March 30, 2012

The Economist's Pantheon

Charles Wolf, Jr. on Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia Nasar
December 1, 2011

When Economics Was Young

David R. Henderson on Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott

February 1, 2011

Market Capitalism, State-Style

Ying Ma on The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations? by Ian Bremmer.
December 1, 2010

Good on Taxes, Bad on Trade

David R. Henderson on Seeds of Destruction by Glenn Hubbard and Peter Navarro.
August 1, 2010

Taking Dean Baker Seriously

David R. Henderson on Taking Economics Seriously by Dean Baker

March 25, 2009

How We Decide

Robert Herritt on Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely, Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior by Ori and Rom Brafman, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

December 3, 2008

Incentives Aren't Everything

Liam Julian on Ending Poverty by Joseph V. Kennedy

October 1, 2008

How the Soviet System Cracked

Soviet GDP Growth in Comparative Perspective

Shifting incentives, miscalculation at the top