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by Don Boudreaux on July 14, 2015

in Books, Crony Capitalism, Hayek, Health, Myths and Fallacies, Standard of Living, Video

While Hillary Clinton is expressing her distrust of change unleashed by information technology, John Cochrane and some of his colleagues at the University of Chicago envision using such technology to improve access to health care.

I’m thrilled, of course, that Alberto Mingardi likes my new book The Essential Hayek.

My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy surveys the U.S. economy two weeks into the shuttering of that great geyser of cronyism, the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

Robby Soave offers some highlights from the recent debate, at this year’s FreedomFest, between Paul Krugman and Steve Moore.

John Tamny explains the genuine merits of the answer “I don’t know.

The great Steve Davies ponders the situation in Greece.

Mike Munger points us to some interesting research in psychology.

Corey Iacono investigates Bernie Sanders’s account of the fate of America’s middle-class.  A slice:

The incomes of households in the three middle income quintiles grew 40 percent between 1979 and 2011. Somewhat surprisingly, given the histrionics about the state of America’s poor, income in households in the lowest quintile was 48 percent higher in 2011 than it was in 1979.


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