"Economics" Blogs & Blog Posts

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...

 
Mark WadsworthMark Wadsworth

Economics and cow attacks.

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

Swapping out rent seeking for wealth creation

 
Forum for Stable CurrenciesForum for Stable Currencies

The Forum for Stable Currencies is a voluntary initiative of parliamentaria...

 
Freedom and FlourishingFreedom and Flourishing

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

 


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Despite reports of their death in the Washington Post back in 2017, it appears that guitars are, in fact, still alive — and indeed, might even be cool once more. As The New York Times reports, in the aptly titled "Guitars are back, baby!" A half-ye...

From an excellent article here. The most important bit is this:... radical town planning policy changes have been proposed around the world. By allowing higher-density housing [or the same density on larger areas], proponents of these policies expect...

I'm typically pretty skeptical of insurance as an industry, though I begrudgingly understand that it does have its purpose. But I found this Wired article on pandemic insurance to be utterly fascinating. Focusing on the work of Nathan Wolfe, who bega...

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I recently re-read Marcel Mauss’s classic 1925 essay, The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies, in which Mauss (a noted sociologist, influential in anthropology, who was the nephew of Emile Durkheim) argues that gifts, operat...

The charts above are from Axios.com. It shows the vast gap in wealth between Blacks and Whites in the United States. Note that at all income levels Whites have much more wealth than Blacks.It has been suggested that education will even this disparity...

ABC News, 17 July 2020:We may be on the cusp of a revolution. What if everything we thought we knew about public finance over the past 40 years has been wrong? A new economic theory has emerged that could rewrite our understanding of how govern...