Lessons from Chicago

Harvard's Edward Glaeser is becoming my new favorite columnist. He is a regular contributor to the Economix blog at the New York Times. He recently wrote about Mayor Daley's legacy. As he writes Mayor Daley took over a declining Chicago.…

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Do Green Subsidies Work?

I read with interest a recent article from MLive.com on Evergreen Solar. It is closing a solar panel manufacturing plant in Massachusetts and moving the jobs to China. It was in MLive because the company got subsides from the state…

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Flat World Realities

Insightful article from Chrystia Freeland in the Atlantic entitled the Rise of the New Global Elite. As Freeland writes a major reason for the rise of the new super rich is globalization and technology. These two mega forces are what…

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Worth reading

Always too much good stuff that I can't find time or space to write about. Here are links to three reports/articles I found worth reading. The Harvard Graduate School of Education released an important study called Pathways to Prosperity which…

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Politics vs Economics III

In his analysis of the recent elections which I wrote about previously Richard Florida quotes the Cato Institute's Brink Lindsey. Who said Here, in the first decade of the 21st century, the rival ideologies of left and right are both…

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