"Economics" Blogs & Blog Posts

Freedom and FlourishingFreedom and Flourishing

This blog explores links between freedom (liberty) and human flourishing

 
Mark WadsworthMark Wadsworth

Economics and cow attacks.

 
Strange DaysStrange Days

Politics, Middle East, Cultural Theory, and Philosophical Ramblings

 
Public Debts for Vested Interest PaymentsPublic Debts for Vested Interest Payments

An analysis of the national debt as the most heinous mechanism inflicted on...

 
The ThinkerThe Thinker

Critical thinking, applied to social, political, economic, and technical is...

 
Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694

This blog attempts to act as magnet for 'us the people' in the fa...

 
Real Reform - The Robin Smith InstituteReal Reform - The Robin Smith Institute

Swapping out rent seeking for wealth creation

 


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Former libertarian, now progressive, Will Wilkinson has a report up on the rural urban divide in US politics (pdf), connecting the concentration of economic production in a service economy in megacities, sorting by migration and internal mo...

Modern Monetary Theory is the latest incarnation of chartalism, the economic theory that holds that government spending -- and a federal jobs guarantee -- doesn't create inflation, so long as the spending is on things that the private sector isn't bu...

Bitpoint said in a notice on its website that it has “identified an unauthorized outflow of virtual currency." According to Remixpoint, Bitpoint’s parent company, $23 million of the stolen funds belonged to customers.Read more here. Read...

Not much detail, as the paper that makes the claim is only available at present to American Economic Association members; but in Did Austerity Cause Brexit? University of Warwick economist Thiemo Fetzer asserts that he found a "significant associati...

The United States is still the richest nation on Earth, and one might think that would mean all of its citizens are benefitting from that. Unfortunately, that's not true. It's not true because too much of that wealth and income is in the hands of jus...

The Republicans have been conning the American people with their economic policy for a long time now.The policy is commonly called "Trickle-Down" economic theory. It says that the way to a better economy for everyone is to give more to the rich. They...

This is based on a comment I made here:Milton Friedman suggested that the pre-1873 mix of silver standard, gold standard, and dual standard countries was possibly more stable than having almost all the major countries on the gold standard.  I th...