Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on December 5, 2012

in Crony Capitalism, Education, Health, Myths and Fallacies, Taxes, Work

Edward Conard offers his reasons why Warren Buffett’s assertion that higher marginal tax rates don’t discourage investment is mistaken.  (Not surprisingly, John Cochrane recently posted helpfully on the same topic.)

Rick Newman explains why a falling birth rate is – contrary to the assumption of so many highly productive, already-born people – a potentially big problem.  (Not surprisingly, Bryan Caplan recently posted helpfully on the same topic.)

Richard Rahn rightly warns against raising taxes.  (Not surprisingly, Amity Shlaes recently wrote helpfully on the same taxing topic.)

John Kay warns against the fetish for manufacturing.  (HT Walter Grinder)

Here’s George Will on Greg Lukianoff on the illiberalism of modern American college campuses.

John Goodman is less than impressed with Paul Krugman’s knowledge of health-care realities.

Andrew Biggs and Jason Richwine explain that government workers generally don’t work as hard as do private-sector workers.

CEI’s Wayne Crews, catching the unmistakable scent of cronyism wafting out from Pres. Obama’s proposal for an “Infrastructure Bank,” offers constructive alternatives.

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