You Can’t Drag Them Away
Tim Fitzgerald and Randy Rucker, PERC
How to rein in the costs of the federal government’s wild horse program.
To Boost Income Mobility, Reform Our Bail System
Julian Adorney, The Federalist
Beyond shrinking our overly expanded incarcerated population, bail reform would boost the United States’ stagnating income mobility by reforming a system that traps the poor in poverty.
Rulers, Religion and Riches by Jared Rubin – why the west got rich
Christopher Kissane, The Guardian
Getting religion out of politics was the key to Europe’s success, this work of economic history argues. The turning point was the Reformation.
Consumption inequality just hasn’t gone up that much
Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution
The new NBER paper is “Consumption and Income Inequality in the U.S. Since the 1960s,” by Bruce D. Meyer and James X. Sullivan.