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Analysis and Commentary

Chavez Does China

by William Ratliffvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, August 25, 2006

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's world tour has landed him in China for the fourth time during his presidency

Analysis and Commentary

Claims I Didn't Make Turned Into Straw Men

by David R. Hendersonvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 24, 2006

In his Aug. 16 Letter "Who Wants to Work for $5.15 an Hour?" responding to my criticism of the minimum wage ("If Only Most Americans Understood," editorial page, Aug. 1), Robert A. Steinberg makes up three quotes that he claims were from my article -- and then goes on to attack his fabricated quotes...

In the News

The Rapidly Changing Signs at the Gas Station Show Markets at Work

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Thursday, August 24, 2006

The recent gyrations in oil prices offer a textbook illustration of how financial markets and commodity markets interact...

In the News

What Choices Will Latin America Make?

with William Ratliffvia
Wednesday, August 23, 2006

A recent article in The Hoover Digest, "Do Latin Americans Want Development?" by William Ratliff, a Hoover Institution research fellow, described the crossroads where Latin America finds itself…

Analysis and Commentary

What's Needed at FDA

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Even in the dog days of August, a lot of attention has been paid to Senate confirmation hearings for FDA commissioner nominee Andrew von Eschenbach…

In the News

Making Health Care the Engine That Drives the Economy

with Robert E. Hallvia New York Times
Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Angus Deaton, an economist at Princeton, had a hip replacement last year...

Analysis and Commentary

The FDA's Marijuana Problem

by Charles L. Hoopervia TCS Daily
Friday, August 18, 2006

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a marijuana problem…

In the News

Economics 101: Demand is the demon behind high gas prices

with James L. Sweeneyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, August 17, 2006

The nation's journey to $3 per gallon gas has been more like a drag race than a meandering road trip…

Analysis and Commentary

The Economics of Fear

with Niall Fergusonvia Washington Post
Wednesday, August 16, 2006

This is an age of glaring contradictions…

In the News

Greed widens Katrina's sinkhole

with Thomas Sowellvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Monday, August 14, 2006

"Greed is not the product of one particular economic system, but something that all economic, political and social systems have to cope with one way or the other," asserts economist Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman senior fellow on public policy at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University…


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