E. Frank Stephenson


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It Just Ain't So

T. Boone Pickens is Right About Oil Imports? It Just Ain't So!

APRIL 01, 2009 by E. FRANK STEPHENSON

The $700 billion that Americans spend annually to purchase oil from other countries (according to Pickens) is a price not a transfer. For the $700 billion we send to oil exporters, we get something in return—oil. Our receipt of millions of barrels of oil in exchange for that money is hardly a transfer. We receive a versatile commodity that can be used for everything from making plastics to fueling family vacations. The exporters receive the $700 billion that they can then use to purchase other goods and services.

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The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance, by Russell Roberts

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FEBRUARY 10, 2003 by E. FRANK STEPHENSON

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Reducing Class Sizes: Other Things Are Not Always Equal

Do Smaller Classes Improve Student Achievement?

JANUARY 01, 2002 by E. FRANK STEPHENSON

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How Well-Intentioned Laws Can Harm the People They Mean to Protect

SEPTEMBER 01, 2001 by E. FRANK STEPHENSON, MICHAEL E. RUPERT

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