A combination of price controls and minimum wages has devastated the Israeli book market.Do Corporations Run the Market?
Capitalists steer the ship, but consumers tell them where to go.Dentist Attacked for Charging Too Little
Crony licensing boards are driving up the cost of dental care by banning licensed specialists from doing dental work.The World Is Bigger than You Think
"Natural" resources are not fixed because resources are not found in nature – they are created by the human mind.Microcultures of Consumerism: The Blenders
The flourishing blender market is a microcosm of the diversity and complexity of the extended social order.How Does Paris Get Fed?
Frédéric Bastiat, the great 19th-century economic journalist, famously asked, "How does Paris get fed?" In a nutshell, I think that's the central question of economics.Do You Have the Civil Disobedience App?
As we engage in peer-to-peer civil disobedience, we are making choices that are leading to the emergence of new law, however slowly and clumsily it follows on.6 Reasons We Don't Know How Good We Have It
Why is our society paralyzed by pessimism? Here are six possible explanations.The Case Against Rent Control
If the goal is to provide affordable housing to lower-income tenants, rent control is a horrible policy.Wages and the Free Market, Part 1
It's popular to claim that efficiency is the enemy of workers. But it's not true.