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An Invitation: If You Work for Yourself, Join Us On the Oregon Trail!
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As discussed recently, lots of big things are in the works. I'll be heading out for myLike X
Dallas Weaver on Mokyr and Cowen
Here is Dallas Weaver’s essay, one of three winners in the EconTalk essay contest, comparing Mokyr and Cowen’s vision of the future. A view of the Future Tyler Cowen describes a future where computers/robots become capable of doing many,Like X
Eric Mustin on Mokyr and Cowen
Here is Eric Mustin’s essay, one of three winners in the EconTalk essay contest, comparing Mokyr and Cowen’s vision of the future. Getting Our Growth Checked Out The podcasts of Mokyr and Cowen both forecast amazing technological growthLike X
Scott Atherley on Mokyr and Cowen
Here is Scott Atherley’s essay, one of three winners in the EconTalk essay contest, comparing Mokyr and Cowen’s vision of the future. The main difference between Cowen and Mokyr, in regards to the future of the American economy, is toneLike X
When Heaven Descends, the Grand Canyon Fills With Fog
Image of the Day I've explored the Grand Canyon's inner recesses on hiking and backpacking trips at least a half dozen times. I've seen it under a hot summer sun and with a blanket of snow. But even after all of those experiences, I never would haveLike X
No, you are not entitled to an opinion
Is it just me or is there a boom in wacky new theories. The silly season. Recently we’ve seen a theory that monetary injections are deflationary because you need lower inflation in order for people to be willing to hold larger cash balancesLike X
Maximum Insight Into Minimum Wages
My GMU Econ colleague Bryan Caplan offers yet another useful perspective on minimum-wage legislation – that is, legislation that makes it unlawful for anyone to work for pay who cannot persuade employers to hire him or her at wages at least asLike X
Some Stranded Whales In Fla. Moving Out To Sea
Rescuers say that they've spotted at least 20 pilot whales in deeper water — a positive sign after the animals were discovered beached in a remote area of the Everglades on Tuesday.Like X
EconTalk Contest Winners
The winners of the first EconTalk essay contest comparing Mokyr and Cowen’s vision of the future are Dallas Weaver, Eric Mustin, and Scott Atherley. Rather than pick a single winner, I picked three, because each essay had something I really likLike X
You know Christmas is coming in Albuquerque when you spot the tumbleweed snowman rising 13 feet over Interstate 40, leering at the shoppers on their way to Coronado Mall. Glommed together from hundreds of these noxious rolling weeds, the smiling gianLike X