Monthly Archives: February 2009
Vote With Your … Votes?
[This post was originally written for my employer’s blog, Show-Me Daily.] Criticizing economic stimulus on a free-market blog is like wearing school colors to the pep rally. Sure it will get you a lot of high-fives, but there’s a risk that people who don’t share your spirit will miss the point. Widespread wealth should be our goal. … Continue reading
Economics Forum 2: Wealth
[This post was originally written for my employer’s blog, Show-Me Daily.] This entry is about wealth. I highly recommend this article (which covers similar topics to this entry, perhaps better). The term “wealth” gets thrown around a lot. Like “public good,” however, economists mean something specific when they talk about wealth. It is not just … Continue reading
Economics Forum 1: Public Goods
[This post was originally written for my employer’s blog, Show-Me Daily.] Todays blog post from me will be the first in what I hope to make a series of open dialogues with the readers of Show-Me Daily on economic topics. Today’s topic is public goods. There are many misconceptions about what constitutes a public good. … Continue reading
This is my first note, it took me almost a minute to find the “write a new note” link, judge me as you see fit. This needs to be said, so it was worth the trouble. STOP USING DEMOTIVATIONALS AS USER PICS. 1. They are impossible to read in the thumbnail form 2. If we … Continue reading