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Featured

Southern Nevada’s Artificial Housing Crisis

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Las Vegas Review-Journal
Saturday, September 29, 2018

The issue of housing reflects both distinctive regional concerns on the one hand and larger theoretical issues on the other.

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Do The Rich Capture All The Gains From Economic Growth?

by Russell Robertsvia Medium
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Adjusted for inflation, the US economy has more than doubled in real terms since 1975.

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Property Rights To Frontier Land And Minerals: US Exceptionalism

by Gary D. Libecapvia The National Bureau Of Economic Research
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Property rights are the most fundamental institution in any society. They determine who has decision-making authority over assets and who bears the costs and benefits of those decisions. They assign ownership, wealth, political influence, and social standing. They make markets possible; define timelines; and provide incentives for investment, innovation, and trade. They mitigate the losses of open access and provide the basis for long-term economic growth. Economists and economic historians have long recognized the importance of secure property rights for economic outcomes. 

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Jonathan Rodden And Richard Pildes: Democrats Can't Decide Best Course For Elections

by Jonathan Rodden, Richard Pildesvia The Virginian-Pilot
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Democrats have engaged in a passionate debate leading into the midterms on Nov 6. "Progressives" argue that the path to victory this year and beyond lies in motivating their youthful urban base by moving the party to the left. "Pragmatic" centrists, on the other hand, argue that victory requires ideological moderation that will attract independents.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Two Considerations, With Less Than Two Weeks Until Election Day

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

We’re now within two weeks of Election Day and the first referendum on the Trump presidency.

Analysis and Commentary

Do Good Anyway

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

love this poem, which shows up at the end of a great movie about actress and inventor Hedy Lamar.

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Whalen: The Red Tide And The Blue Wave

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Two Considerations, With Less Than Two Weeks Until Election Day."

Interviews

Inaugural Williams-Griffis Fellow In Contemporary Asia At The Hoover Institution Michael Auslin Explains U.S.-North Korean Relations Since The North Korean Summit

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Fox News Radio
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses what the US has accomplished since the North Korean summit and President Trump's trade war with China. 

In the News
In the News

Elizabeth Warren, Harvard Trial Show Identity Politics Is Eating Itself, Boston Globe Columnist Says

quoting Niall Fergusonvia New Boston Post
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Elizabeth Warren’s much-pilloried DNA test rollout and Harvard’s continuing admissions trial show that identity politics is eating itself, says former Harvard history professor Niall Ferguson.

In the News

Retirement Savings Mind Blower: Working 6 Months Longer Makes A Big Difference

quoting John Shovenvia ThinkAdvisor
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Thanks to Social Security compounding, the benefit is surprisingly powerful, professor John Shoven told ThinkAdvisor.

In the News

Hillary Clinton Wants People To Focus On Local Elections Because Of ‘Right-Wing Majority’ SCOTUS

quoting David Davenportvia IJR
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

In a new Twitter thread, former 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton explained to her followers why it is important to vote in local elections as well as the national elections in the upcoming midterms.

In the News

Cybersecurity Experts: Stop Sending Troops Into Combat With Personal Tablets, Smartphones

quoting Herbert Linvia The Washington Free Beacon
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Practice raises alarm after Navy IG report confirms hacking vulnerabilities in mapping apps