Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on October 19, 2019

in Budget Issues, Data, Health, Inequality, Innovation, Legal Issues, Politics, Regulation, Taxes, Technology

Phil Magness exposes the data manipulation used to justify the false claim that the incomes of lower-income Americans are taxed at higher rates than are the incomes of rich Americans.

My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy rightly describes “Medicare-for-all” as pillage.

Here’s part one of David Henderson’s assessment of Trump’s economic policies.

George Will ponders ‘Texodous.

Ryan Bourne finds wisdom in recent remarks by Larry Summers on wealth differences. A slice from Ryan’s post:

I’ve looked in detail at the supposed relationship between wealth inequality and democracy for a forthcoming Cato paper with Chris Edwards, and the evidence for wild assertions we hear about inequality killing democracy is extraordinarily weak.

Arthur Diamond calls on government to get out of the way of innovation.

John O. McGinnis makes the case for reviving the U.S. Constitution’s Contract Clause.


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