Mark thoma Archive

The Delicate Rhetoric of World Government

I read Mark Thoma at Economist’s View as one of those correctives to spending too much time with people of similar ideas. I’m generally not on the same page. At all. I’m not this time either. He posts a long piece written by Barry Eichengreen and Brad deLong as an introduction to  Charles Kindleberger’s book […]

Public Economics: Tool of Big Government Tools

There are a lot of people who are pissed off they no can longer claim that capitalism hurts ordinary workers.  The 19th- 20th centuries were the longest and most convincing economic-political experiment in human history. Laughed into oblivion every time they claim capitalism hasn’t improved ordinary people’s lives, they take legitimate economic insights and build […]

Public Economics: Tool of Big Government Tools

There are a lot of people who are pissed off they no can longer claim that capitalism hurts ordinary workers.  The 19th- 20th centuries were the longest and most convincing economic-political experiment in human history. Laughed into oblivion every time they claim capitalism hasn’t improved ordinary people’s lives, they take legitimate economic insights and build […]

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