Archive: Articles

California Abolished Single-Family Zoning (And How Your State Can Too)
Accessory dwelling units are one of the cheapest, least politically fraught types of new housing, but they’ve faced local bans for decades.
Nick Zaiac | December 30, 2019
Economic Liberty Alleviates Poverty Better Than Any Government Program
This age of relatively free enterprise and global trade has resulted in an unprecedented reduction in poverty.
Adam B. Summers | December 28, 2019
Has Great Higher Education Reached Middle America?
Many people are literally close to a thousand miles away from one of the top institutions.
Richard Vedder | December 27, 2019
There Is No Pie: The Fallacy of Zero-Sum Economic Thinking
Since the 1960s, all quintiles of American income-earners have seen their real income rise over time.
Luka Ladan | December 26, 2019
Why the New York MTA Should Use Proof-of-Payment
Robust fare Enforcement at Gates May Not Be as Effective as a Transaction-Free “Honor System.”
Scott Beyer | December 25, 2019
Walking the Line: Free Speech and Ending Anti-Semitism
While noble in intention, the order poses some serious concerns for defenders of free speech.
Kristiana Bolzman | December 24, 2019
Congress Must Axe Christmas Tree Tax
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has been having a field day regulating any and all festive lights under Santa’s sleigh.
Ross Marchand | December 23, 2019
President Trump and the Popularity of Socialism
The president’s anti-capitalist policies are too easily perceived as a part of capitalism.
Randall G. Holcombe | December 21, 2019
Only Markets Can Alleviate Drug Shortages
The most onerous barriers to alleviating drug shortages are regulations.
Raymond J. March | December 20, 2019
Those Shaming Amazon about Bangladeshi Factories Should Be Ashamed of Themselves
In reality, these jobs provide millions of Bangladeshis the opportunity to escape extreme poverty.
Benjamin Powell | December 19, 2019