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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

How Important Was Smoot-Hawley?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, October 7, 2011

I used to think that the Smoot-Hawley tariff was the fourth most important cause [of the Great Depression]...

Analysis and Commentary

The Dangers of Misrepresenting Past Economic Debates

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Thursday, October 6, 2011

“What’s past is prologue,” says Future, the statue at the National Archives...

Analysis and Commentary

Minijobs, Milton Friedman, and an Overlooked Success Story (Berlin Journal #3)

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Thursday, October 6, 2011

One of several reasons why Germany has the lowest unemployment rate in Europe is the “minijob...

Analysis and Commentary

Walter Russell Mead on Why the Libya Intervention Harms The Duty To Protect Norm

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Walter Russell Mead argues (via Instapundit) that as a result of the Libya intervention, the world may be “farther from enshrining the duty to protect in international law than we were six months ago...

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Whalen on John Batchelor

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 6, 2011

GUESTS: Co-host Mary Kissel, WSJ; David Drucker, Roll Call; Salena Zito, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; Noah Bierman, Boston Globe; Bill Whalen, Hoover...

In the News
In the News

Paul Ryan on Health Care: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, October 7, 2011
In the News

Iran Charges Student Who Was In the U.S.

with Abbas Milanivia Morning Edition (NPR)
Friday, October 7, 2011
In the News

Does The Economy Need A Little Inflation?

with John B. Taylorvia Morning Edition (NPR)
Friday, October 7, 2011
In the News

Nuclear energy after Fukushima

with Sidney D. Drell, George P. Shultzvia Washington Post
Thursday, October 6, 2011
In the News

On Afghan war’s 10th anniversary, goal still seems elusive

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Kansas City Star
Thursday, October 6, 2011
In the News

Did Ahmadinejad really say Israel should be ‘wiped off the map’?

with Joshua Teitelbaumvia Washington Post
Wednesday, October 5, 2011