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What LeBron Can Teach You about Economics
Econ is everywhere — why can't it be popular?

In Popular Economics, readers learn the economic way of thinking through sports, culture, and Downton Abbey.

Anything Peaceful

I, Whiskey
The unexpected, unplanned, rebellious history of whiskey

From the people who brought you the film I, Pencil comes something even better.

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Economics as a Hard Science
Creating wealth is reckoning with entropy

Modern economic activity is more complex than the fires burned by primitive man, but both activities still hinge on the thermodynamic fundamentals of heat and entropy.

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Libertarians
How to sustain a lasting passion for liberty

The cause of liberty is worth our lifelong efforts.

Freeman Article

How Does Paris Get Fed?
Answering the central question of economics

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.

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Lower Oil Prices: Dark Cloud or Silver Lining?
Current deflation is a good thing for the US economy

The plummeting price of oil is great news -- not just for drivers, but for all consumers. So why are some economists so intent on seeing cheaper goods as bad news?

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The Tasted and the Untasted
What a common cold teaches us about economics and life

Everyone else was raving about the chowder. I could only experience it vicariously.

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Trading with “The Other”
Can mutual benefit overcome racism?

Imagine our shock when we learned that the landlord didn't want to rent to us because of our race.

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Filthy Stinking Profits
Entrepreneurs have a nose for potential

Perhaps no one exemplifies taking the risky and difficult path to improving others' lives more than the skunk-oil entrepreneur.

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Are Markets Myopic?
The illusion of government looking out for the long term

Markets contain sophisticated mechanisms for rewarding long-term stewardship; democratic political institutions encourage extremely short-term thinking.

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