Archive: Peter Jacobsen

Peter Jacobsen is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Ottawa University and the Gwartney Professor of Economic Education and Research at the Gwartney Institute.
Full Biography and Publications
The Mouse Is Free: Steamboat Willie and Intellectual Property
Steamboat-era Mickey enters the public domain.
Peter Jacobsen | January 9, 2024
New IRS Change Will Push Some Entrepreneurs to Corporate Jobs
Why a higher late payment penalty will lead to less self-employment.
Peter Jacobsen | December 12, 2023
Why Population Won’t Collapse in the Long Run
Elon Musk says the number one threat to humanity is a population collapse. Is he right?
Peter Jacobsen | December 5, 2023
China Reverses Course on Population Planning
China's 180 is a condemnation of a century of central population policy.
Peter Jacobsen | November 14, 2023
Empire: A Review of Christopher Coyne’s ‘In Search of Monsters to Destroy’
The world cannot be made safe for freedom and flourishing by use of top down tyranny and destruction
Peter Jacobsen | July 12, 2023
Peter Jacobsen | May 2, 2023
Why We Should Let Bad Banks Fail
Bad banks need consequences. Let them fail.
Peter Jacobsen | March 14, 2023
Did the Death of “Net Neutrality” Live Up to Doomsday Predictions?
What has been the fate of net neutrality's demise?
Peter Jacobsen | December 27, 2022
8 Bits of Political Brilliance in the Chronicles of Narnia
What Narnia can teach us about politics in our own world
Peter Jacobsen | December 1, 2022
Is Tenure Really Dying?
Is academic tenure in for major changes over the next decade?
Peter Jacobsen | September 22, 2022
Who Really Needs a Definition of Recession?
Not business or households. It really only serves one interest.
Peter Jacobsen | July 27, 2022