July 11, 2014
May 19, 2014
Video: ‘Fighting Poverty: We’ve Been Doing it All Wrong’
May 14, 2014
Income Inequality: You Can’t Handle The Truth
April 24, 2014
Capital Then and Now
Speaking of Thomas Piketty, here’s a very helpful and revealing interview with Matthew Yglesias, “Thomas Piketty doesn’t hate capitalism: He just wants to fix it.” (HT: PEG) A few highlights with some comment: On the need for a historical perspective in economics: Thomas Piketty: … It’s not only economists’ fault. Continue Reading...
April 14, 2014
If You Care About Income Inequality, Then Why Don’t You Support School Reform?
April 03, 2014
Bridging Income Inequality: The Subsidiarity Of Friendship
March 26, 2014
The Forgotten Sin of Covetous Envy
March 05, 2014
Why Attitudes About Competition Matter
In an excerpt from the splendid PovertyCure series, Michael Fairbanks offers a helpful bit on why our attitudes about competition matter for economic development: I can predict the future of a developing nation better than any IMF team of economists by asking one question: “Do you believe in competition?” Continue Reading...
February 19, 2014
The 1%: Who Are They Really?
January 30, 2014