Means-tested benefits in well-meaning welfare policies are negatively impacting the institution of marriage these days.
Land Everywhere and Not a Place to Live
Alex Tabarrok, Marginal Revolution
Land use regulations raise prices, reduce mobility and increase income inequality in the United States. In many parts of the developing world, however, the situation is worse, much worse.
A Miami judge rules that bitcoin isn’t money
Ian Kar, Quartz
Sorry bitcoiners, the US court system doesn’t think your digital currency is real money.
America’s Economy Is Cartelized, Corrupt, and Anti-Competitive
David P. Goldman, First Things
It surely is the case that the old Reagan message has less purchase now than it did a quarter-century ago. The word “entrepreneurship” hardly was spoken during the recent Republican primaries. That is disturbing, because the empirical evidence argues strongly that today’s capitalism is more “clotted” and more “complacent” than at any time for which we have data.