Economic Thinkers

Starting with Adam Smith and The Wealth of Nations, continuing to Malthus, Ricardo, Keynes, Hayek, Friedman, Sen and others, the timeless ideas of economic thinkers provide understanding of the contemporary economy.

The Newest NASA Challenge

By crowdsourcing innovation through a contest, NASA hopes to solve a poop problem with financial incentives that have dependably spurred invention.…

The Best Country For Libertarians

Rather than the ballot box, imagine you voted by moving to the country with your favorite economic philosophy. While a progressive might select Denmark or Sweden and social conservatives always have S…

Why the Big Mac is Like a Model T

Waiting in line at the McDonald’s drive-through, just think 90 seconds. The most you are supposed to wait, 90 seconds is one half of the McDonald’s formula. Always aiming for speed, years …

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