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.

Where We Need a Crowd

Told that the line outside one restaurant was rather long while there was no wait for a similar place nearby, most of us choose the one with the crowd. Where are we going? To the economics of crowds. …

The Signals Your Name Sends

Your name can indicate which presidential hopeful you support. Bias to Hillary Clinton:   Bias to Bernie Sanders:   Bias to Donald Trump   Rather than focusing on donors, if we just loo…

Where and Why We Move

More than just people moving, the ease of interstate migration is one example of the benefits of a national market with one currency and fiscal policy.…

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