Tagged: public choice


Ask a Trained Parrot

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers have long been among my favorite social scientists thanks to their meticulous, incisive work about economics and the family. Their paper “Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce...


government and monopoly

“Monopolies are not innovative, whether they are public or private.”  ~ Megan McArdle “One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do Two can be as bad as one It’s the loneliest number since...


(Not) Disproving Public Choice

Last week, the Blogger Still Known As Publius wrote a nice piece arguing that the potential-to-likely passage of net neutrality, a public health care option, and energy reform disprove, or at least have a...

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