Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on February 16, 2011

in Economics, History, Monetary Policy, Myths and Fallacies, Social Responsibility, Standard of Living, Trade

Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby challenges the artificiality of racial categories.

In my most-recent column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, I discuss inflation.

Josh Wright questions Paul Krugman’s assertion that there is a bias toward “a doctrinaire free-market view” in major, scholarly economics journals.  Unless understanding that trade-offs are prevalent makes someone a doctrinaire free-marketer, my sense of the contents of major economics journals squares with Josh’s.

Writing in Barron’s, Chapman University’s Tibor Machan explains businesses’ moral obligation to pursue profits.

Steve Horwitz on wartime prosperity.

Denver Post columnist David Harsanyi explains that democracy is not identical to – and, indeed, can be the enemy of – freedom.

And the Baltimore Libertarian challenges The Donald (the real Donald, not yours truly) on trade.


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