by Don Boudreaux on August 18, 2011
in Civil Society, Housing, Seen and Unseen, Standard of Living, War, Work
EconLog’s David Henderson wonders where Paul Krugman stands on the merits of artificially inflated housing prices.
Speaking of Mr. Krugman, Mary Theroux challenges his faith in the economic merits of alien invasions and other wars. (And see A Chequer-Board of Nights and Days.)
In this splendid video produced by the Institute for Humane Studies, Steve Horwitz explains that Americans’ cost of living continues to fall.
Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby argues that “in crucial ways, the flow of power upward to Washington has impoverished American culture and weakened civic society.”
Bob Higgs wonders what would have happened had America been established, not as one nation, but as six.
Economist.com has useful info on recent job growth in Texas.
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