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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Caplan's Talk in Sweden

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

There is more than one way to make economics fun, and I hope that future research will compare and contrast the effectiveness of different approaches...

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Health Care

by Scott W. Atlasvia Forbes
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Sen. Ted Kennedy was long established as the singularly effective Democrat leader in the Senate for causes related to "social justice."...

Analysis and Commentary

Kennedy and Airline Deregulation

by David R. Henderson with Thomas Gale Moorevia EconLog
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

My Hoover colleague, Thomas G. Moore, has a letter on his office wall from Senator Kennedy thanking him for his contributions to transportation deregulation...

Analysis and Commentary

Art (sort of) imitates life

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

It turns out that in the latest edition of my novel, The Choice: A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism, I imagined a weird version of the Cash for Clunkers program...

In the News
In the News

How Kennedy Took Politics Out of Education

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

It is startling to realize, as we consider the legacy of Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, that this very liberal, very partisan Democrat was key to the consensus that has unified the two parties on education policy for the last two decades...

In the News

Misery doesn't love free markets

with Robert J. Barrovia National Post (Canada)
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

In the wake of the panic of 2008, finger pointing has become fashionable...

In the News

Kennedy Mourned as Education Champion

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, a leading voice in Congress on education matters in the decades before his death Aug. 25, is being remembered for his strong convictions as well as his political acumen and willingness to work across the partisan divide...

In the News

Top 10 books about the Berlin Wall

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

At 1 am on 13 August 1961, barbed wire was rolled out in the first step of building a wall that would split a city for more than quarter of a century...

In the News

Book Review: Dissecting the housing and financial crises

with Thomas Sowell, John B. Taylorvia Orange County Register
Sunday, August 23, 2009

Since the financial/economic crisis that metabolized beginning last summer I have read several books and countless articles, from various points of view, that sought to describe how the debacle developed and (usually) to offer hints as to how to work our way out of this mess...