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Comparative Advantage: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed
Michael Munger, Foundation for Economic Education

The division of labor is the engine that drives prosperity.

Green benefits of school choice
Lisa Snell, Orange County Register

[A]llowing parents to choose the public, private or charter school that is best for their kids – isn’t just good for education results, but is also good for the environment and can serve as a means to reduce environmental impacts and promote economic revitalization in cities across the nation.

Go to Work on Purpose
Keith Welton, Desiring God

The average person will spend about 70,000 hours at work. That’s a significant part of one’s life, and yet many find themselves lacking joy and purpose in it.

The Price of Prosperity in China: How Can We Promote Freedom While Protecting Human Life?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

The trend of Chinese parents moving from rural villages to larger cities in search of work is real. There are 250 million migrant workers in China, leaving 60 million children behind. Some are left with grandparents, but many are left alone. As a parent myself, living in the United States, this seems unfathomable

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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