Stretching the tools of economic analysis to understand the rationale for legal and social norms
Many erroneously propose war as an economic good, but this calculus of euqality and human life is a dangerous innovation.Read more "No, death doesn’t solve inequality"
And it threatens free speech in academics and beyondRead more "UnKoch activist’s slanted tale of a “radical” professor at BSU is typical"
“Zoning policies that restrict new development in almost every city have made the most upwardly mobile places also some of the least accessible.”Read more "On Inequality, Blame Upper Middle Homeowners, Not 1-Percenters"
My summer at the Platte Institute revealed the unattractive underside of local governmentRead more "The Unexpectedly Murky Waters of Local Government Finance"
Before they were swept up into the lead roles in a contentious Supreme Court case, the Murrs were just four siblings with a cabin on two lots by a wooded Wisconsin lakeRead more "SCOTUS Decision Eviscerates Property Rights"
How repealing burdensome financial regulations will help the poorRead more "The Dodd-Frank Disaster Republicans are Repealing"