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Healthcare is Not That Special

Healthcare is Not That Special

Healthcare holds a coveted place in our culture, as if it is more important than anything else. But from an economic perspective, it's not that special.
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 4

Part 4: Healthcare is an exercise in economics, even if a doctor charges you nothing for services. Understanding basic economics is key to understanding healthcare.
Supply Demand Wishing Hoping

Supply and Demand and Wishing and Hoping

President Obama's plan for free college tuition relies more on wishing and hoping then on economic realities.
More Liberty Means Less Government

Review: More Liberty Means Less Government

I'm a big fan of simplicity. That's why I liked More Liberty Means Less Government, a collection of articles by economics professor Walter E. Williams.
Keynes and Hayek

Rap the Classics

Today's theme song is a little street ditty that pits The Man against The Austrian Man: economist John Maynard Keynes versus his foil Friedrich A. Hayek.

More to Read

Review: The Case for Books

If you are going to write a book on books, you had better know something about them. The author of The Case for Books, Robert Darnton, knows books, their forms, their contents, their history, and even their abuses.
Textual Concurrency

Textual Concurrency