Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
As of late 2016, the adult work rate in America was still at its lowest level in more than 30 years. To put things another way: If our nation’s work rate today were back up to its start-of-the-century highs, well over 10 million more Americans would currently have paying jobs.
Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
This week's EconTalk is with my Nobel-prize winning colleague, Vernon Smith...
Here is Glen Whitman writing about the anatomy of unintended consequences...
More than fifty audiotapes in the records of the Mont Pèlerin Society, an international organization of laissez-faire economists, have been digitized for preservation and access by Hoover's audio lab. Many of the tapes contain proceedings of four of the society's meetings, held from 1956 to 1960. The 1958 meeting, in Princeton, New Jersey, featured Friedrich A. von Hayek, Milton Friedman, Ludwig von Mises, William H. Hutt, and other economists discussing the welfare state, agricultural economics, inflation, and monetary policy.
Though economics as a discipline arose in Great Britain and France at the end of the eighteenth century, it has taken two centuries to reach the threshold of scientific rationality...
What went wrong with the U.S. economy in the 21st century? . . .
For an economist, these are the best of times and the worst of times. . . .
A recession is a terrible time to make major changes in the economic rules of the game. . . .
Sunny, simplistic views of taxes, imports, and wages—welcome to “do it yourself” economics. By Mark Harrison.