Topic: Thomas Sowell
An economic knowledge base makes people smarter about how they use their resources–which benefits everyone, even if those resources don't go into a donation box.
12/21/2011 10:00 am
Status-seeking drives a lot of human action, but this weighs in favor if the free markets rather than against them
12/02/2011 02:00 pm
The Occupy Wall Street movement is complex and raises many legitimate issues. Student loan debt is not one of them.
10/18/2011 05:00 pm
Armen Alchian, who said this, features prominently in a new history of UCLA's economics department.
09/09/2010 05:05 pm
There's no free lunch, but here - at no cost* - find the nine fundamental principles of economics. It's like Economics 101 without the college tuition.
08/26/2010 12:25 am
A more realistic view is that a housing boom and bust happened to strike a fragile financial system whose fragility was worsened by ill-conceived government interventions.
07/09/2010 03:36 pm
Fannie and Freddie are stimulating the creation of credit and indebting homebuyers at the expense of the highest-income-earning taxpayers.
06/21/2010 06:41 pm
Greek protesters are angry and in denial. But there’s no denying the consequences of spending beyond your means.
05/07/2010 01:36 pm