What Is Optimal Monetary Policy, Anyway?

February 16, 2018 Editor 0

Karl-Friedrich Israel Ever since the important contributions of new classical economists Finn E. Kydland and Edward C. Prescott during the 1970s and 80s, modern macroeconomics seeks optimal rules for monetary policy. Indeed, Milton Friedman had

Yes, Tax Cuts Really Are The Reason for Your Raise

February 12, 2018 Editor 0

Nathan Keeble Since Trump’s reduction of the corporate tax to 21%, workers across the country have been rejoicing. Companies like Wal-Mart, Apple, Bank of America, and many more have announced firm wide bonuses and minimum

Is This Week’s Mini-Crash Just the Beginning?

February 9, 2018 Editor 0

Brendan Brown According to the mainstream narratives, a state of inflation alert was the catalyst to the US stock market mini-crash of February 2 and February 5, 2018. This explanation echoes the run-up to the

Venezuela Needs Monetary Freedom, and Soon

February 9, 2018 Editor 0

Luis B. Cirocco We’ve heard many excuses from the Venezuelan state: “private property can not be protected under such a system,” and “schools of economics will close because we won’t need economists to control monetary policy,”

Let’s Eradicate Poverty, Not Demolish Wealth

February 8, 2018 Editor 0

Daniel Lacalle By the time you finish reading this article, some 600 people from all over the world will have escaped poverty. In 1990, 35% of the world population lived in extreme poverty. Today, that figure

Haiti Needs Capitalism, Not More Central Planning

January 29, 2018 Editor 0

 Michael Kastner Haiti’s government should do an about-face from the policy of forcefully dispossessing people of land in an attempt to bolster economic output. In August 2013, men with bulldozers arrived in Tru-du-Nord, Haiti, to

President Trump’s Speech at the World Economic Forum

January 26, 2018 Editor 0

  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________           For Immediate Release                            January 26, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP TO THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM World Economic Forum Congress Centre Davos, Switzerland 2:02 P.M.

How Believing in Socialism Can Make You Miserable

January 24, 2018 Editor 0

Brittany Hunter, Dan Sanchez On my (Brittany’s) college campus, the largest and most active club was the “Revolutionary Student Union,” also known as the school’s resident Marxists. Even then, I passionately disagreed with socialism. But one

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