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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Maxilateral Man

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, September 23, 2013

With his Syria policy careening from inaction to the threat of force to a request for congressional approval to a diplomatic bailout from Russia, the long-vexing puzzle of what makes Barack Obama tick has again come to the fore.

Analysis and Commentary

Bush Ended Financial Crisis Before Obama Took Office -- Three Important Truths About 2008

by Edward Paul Lazear, Keith Hennesseyvia FoxNews.com
Monday, September 16, 2013

It was President Bush’s task to stop the financial panic that was occurring in the autumn of 2008. He and his administration succeeded.

Analysis and Commentary

Rebalancing China — Rebalancing the World

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Monday, September 16, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Free Market Schizophrenia

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 16, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

The Caravan: The End of Syria?

by Itamar Rabinovichvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, September 16, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

Syria In The Age of Myth

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, September 15, 2013

Myth I. Conservatives opposed to bombing Syria are isolationists.Hardly. It would be better to call conservative skepticism a new Jacksonianism that is not wedded to any Pavlovian support for interven

Analysis and Commentary

Who Really Fixed The Financial Crisis?

by Edward Paul Lazear, Keith Hennesseyvia Politico
Sunday, September 15, 2013

This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, providing an opportunity to recount the history of the financial crisis, look back at what really caused it, and consider policy ramifications that remain relevant today. Even five years later, a host of misconceptions about the crisis — ranging from why it began to...

Analysis and Commentary

Fixing Our Schools Could Fix Our Debt Crisis, Too

by Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia FoxNews.com
Friday, September 13, 2013

If our schools could educate our students to a level of accomplishment achieved by other countries, the returns on our education investment would be vast.

Interviews
Interviews

Richard Epstein on Opinion Journal

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal Live
Friday, September 13, 2013

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Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (19:59)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, September 13, 2013

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In the News
In the News

David Laidler on Money

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 16, 2013

David Laidler of the University of Western Ontario talks about money and monetary policy with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Laidler sketches the monetarist approach to the Great Depression and the Great Recession. He defends the Federal Reserve's performance in...

In the News

Brown Wins One-Party Tussles With California Democrats

with Bill Whalenvia Bloomberg
Monday, September 16, 2013

As California lawmakers rushed to wrap up their work before going into recess until January, Governor Jerry Brown was seen playing Wiffle Ball in the courtyard of his office at the state capitol in Sacramento.

In the News

Labor and Business Each a Winner in 2013 Legislative Year

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, September 15, 2013

SACRAMENTO - Two of the Capitol's major political players, business and organized labor, chalked up big victories during marathon sessions at the end of the 2013 legislative year. Labor won a