Anything Peaceful The Sweet, Sweet Privilege of the Maple Syrup Federation
Big Syrup drives up the cost of breakfast by beating down little producersJanet Neilson Apr 30
Canada's Syrup Federation stations guards in private sugar shacks to ensure that people don’t sell their own syrup.
Anything Peaceful Dentist Attacked for Charging Too Little
In Arkansas, it's illegal for orthodontists to clean teethAnything Peaceful Apr 17
Crony licensing boards are driving up the cost of dental care by banning licensed specialists from doing dental work.
Freeman Article Razing the Bar
The bar exam protects a cartel of lawyers, not their clientsAllen Mendenhall Apr 14
The burden of the bar exam falls disproportionately on low-income earners and ethnic minorities who lack the ability to pay for law school or to assume heavy debts to earn a law degree.
Freeman Article The Garage That Couldn’t Be Boarded Up
Uber and the jitney … everything old is new againSarah Skwire Feb 26
Regulators ran jitney operators out of every town in America. But something important has changed the game in passengers’ favor.
Freeman Article Will a Degree Help You Do Your Job?
Jeff Winger’s education on Community is instructiveJoseph S. Diedrich Feb 11
The ne’er-do-well lead on TV’s Community exemplifies the distinction between instruction and education.
Seminar Economics of Political Power
If you’re interested in the impact political institutions have on the poorest and most disadvantaged in society, FEE’s Economics of Political Power seminar is for you.
Freeman Article #12 – “I Prefer Security to Freedom”Leonard E. Read Jul 4
True security is an outgrowth of freedom, not an alternative to it.
Freeman Article The Golden Age of Freedom Is Still AheadAnthony Gregory Oct 3
Free enterprise is often associated with the past, but the golden era of freedom and free markets is not now and it’s not behind us. It is still ahead of us.
Freeman Article Outsourcing Is Bad?
It's the division of labor, that is, cooperation.Tyler Watts Aug 27
Economics makes clear that outsourcing is not the problem; the problem is scarcity. Outsourcing is (part of) the solution.