Professor Amy Sturgis explains that the Acadians were peaceful French colonists who had prospered in Nova Scotia.
Professor Davies says the best rate is the market rate—the rate we get when the Federal Reserve doesn’t meddle in financial markets.
Professor Matt Zwolinski explains three reasons sweatshops may actually be worth keeping.
Society suffers when the man of system attempts to force his desires on the lives of individuals in ways that contradict their own desires.
How do we stop crony capitalism and collusion? Professor Jason Brennan argues that while it may seem paradoxical the best solution is to limit government power.
Professor Matt Zwolinski suggests that government power may be more exploitative than free-market capitalism.
Prof. Matt Zwolinski explains why capitalism actually tends to protect workers’ interests.
Professor Tyler Cowen vets the contenders for the “top macroeconomic theory” title.
Tyler Cowen examines the Keynesian theory of the business cycle.
Does the ‘Real Business Cycle Theory’ have a corner on reality? Cowen gives us a crash course.
What is the central claim of Austrian Business Cycle Theory? Cowen boils down the Austrians’ boom-bust explanation.
Helena Rosenblatt and Daniel Klein debate the origin of liberalism.