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Economics 202

In a New York Times article, Thomas Edsall examines a question raised by MIT’s Daron Acemoglu: ¬†“Why can’t America Be Sweden?” ¬†Acemoglu is an economist, and economics is far from an exact science, so Mr. Edsall is able to find … Continue reading

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Immigration

In a recent New York Times article, Jason DeParle details the efforts by John Tanton, a native of Michigan and a liberal to crusade against immigration over the past three decades. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/us/17immig.html?hp How can anyone doubt the significant contributions to … Continue reading

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Money

What is the true value of money? There are people in the financial industry who are fond of saying, “If money isn’t the most important thing in this world, it ranks way up there with oxygen.” To those people I … Continue reading

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