Category: Economic Theory


Inflation: An Infographic Guide

Literally, what the title says.

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taxation and beer

A Taxation Parable: Paying for Beers

Beers are refreshing. This taxation story...needs to be refreshed.

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comparative advantage

Comparative Advantage: Why We Trade

Earlier in the week, I wrote about the arguments against free trade. And I thought it would only be fair to balance that out by explaining why we’ve been pushing toward it for so long. Ultimately, this comes down to the principle of Comparative Advantage. And that principle is basically a jargonized way of saying: […]

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Against free trade

Free Trade: The Arguments Against It

Is Free Trade really all that great? Or should we be tariffing left (Bernie) and right (Trump)?

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Your portion of your national debt – panic?

People worry about the National Debt. But should you really be that worried about it?

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Why Economists Write About Politics

Because, practically, they are the same thing.

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All The Paperwork #EconomicsNobel2016

Yes, this could be quite boring. Sorry.

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“Do you even know what a negative interest rate is?”

I don't think it's what you think it is. At least, not entirely.

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Used Cars and the Market for Lemons

Why a car loses so much value as it rolls off the showroom floor...

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Universal Basic Income: A Primer

Basically, an awesome infographic. And a throwaway stab at the Prosperity Gospel.

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