What having a baby has taught me about GDP
John Ashmore, CapX
Traditional GDP measurement cannot capture the value of the sharing economy.
Why Government Corruption Is the True Enemy of Economic Freedom
Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B. Kim, The Daily Signal
Six billion people. That’s how many people are currently living in corrupt countries, according to the most recent edition of an annual study by Transparency International, the Corruption Perceptions Index 2017.
Economic Sophisms: Scarcity and Abundance
Frédéric Bastiat, The Imaginative Conservative
How does it happen that in the eyes of workmen, of publicists, and statesmen, abundance should appear a thing to be dreaded, and scarcity advantageous? I propose to trace this illusion to its source.
The Essential Difference between Liberty-Lovers and Big-Government Types Is Political Tolerance
Daniel J. Mitchell, FEE
As long as it’s voluntary, free-market supporters are happy to let others experiment with socialism. The opposite does not hold true.