Business & Economics

What’s Causing Today’s Inflation?

The New York Times recently published an article discussing polling data on inflation. It explained that most Americans are “somewhat… Read More

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Ideas of India: Building Innovation in Industry

Ideas of India is a podcast in which Mercatus Senior Research Fellow Shruti Rajagopalan examines the academic ideas that can propel… Read More

2 weeks ago

The Paradox of Choice Meets the Information Age

Barry Schwartz’s seminal work, “The Paradox of Choice,” has received substantial attention since its publication nearly 20 years ago. Schwartz… Read More

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In the Fight Against Native American Poverty, Tribal Enterprises Are a Big Part of the Solution

Native American tribes have long fought to assert their sovereignty as self-governing communities. And since the 1970s, the federal government… Read More

3 weeks ago

Why So Many Predictions About Inflation Were Wrong

In March, the Consumer Price Index was 8.5% higher than the same time last year—the highest inflation the U.S. has… Read More

1 month ago

The Defeatist Mindset of Minimum Taxes

The U.S. tax code is incredibly complex, and this complexity comes with a price tag of nearly $150 billion in… Read More

1 month ago

SEC Overreach Threatens a Budding Industry

Almost overnight, a hundred-billion-dollar alternative to Wall Street has sprung up, allowing cryptocurrency investors to use the tools of high… Read More

1 month ago

Raising Taxes Won’t Fix the Deficit

Since the pandemic-induced economic crisis began in 2020, the Biden administration has been pushing for significant tax hikes on high… Read More

2 months ago

Monopoly Fears About Big Tech Are Overblown

What do Facebook and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) have in common? Each exists in a highly concentrated market. More… Read More

2 months ago

If You Use a Bank Account, Don’t Get on the Wrong Side of the Government

The truckers’ protest in Canada feels like something from the distant past. But even after global attention turned to Russia’s… Read More

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