Showing posts with the label Politics and economics

Don't Believe the Economic Pessimists - Barokong

Source: Wall Street Journal No matter who wins Tuesday’s presidential election, now ought to be the time that policy ma…

Cross subsidies and monopolization, explained - Barokong

I found a beautiful, clear, detailed, fact-based, and devastating explanation of how forced cross-subsidies, monopolize…

Kotlikoff on the Big Con - Barokong

In preparing some talks on the financial crisis, 10 years later, I ran across a very nice article,The Big Con -- Reasse…

State of thought on financial regulation - Barokong

I'm at a conference on "Financial cycles and regulation" at the Deutsche Bundesbank. Beyond the individua…

Testimony 2 - Barokong

On the way back from Washington, I passed the time reformatting my little essay for the Budget committee to html for bl…

Financial Choice - Barokong

If you're interested in policy rather than politics, the package of legislative proposals coming out of Congress ar…

Lottery Winners Don't Get Healthier - Barokong

Alex Tabarrok at Marginal Revolution had a great post last week, Lottery Winners Don't get Healthier (also enjoy th…

Brexit or Fixit - Barokong

Many commenters compare Brexit to the American revolution. I think the constitutional convention is a better analogy fo…