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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Turkey prices drop to 10-year low ahead of Thanksgiving

Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, said estimated More...

By Veselina Dzhingarova On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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How to Help Your Child Out With their Economics Studies

Economics is a subject which is increasingly appearing in the school curriculum throughout the country. Educators are beginning to appreciate the importance that the next generation has at least a basic understanding More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Ohio State: Professor Trevon Logan bans laptops from class, students excel

An economics professor at Ohio State reports that students’ grades improving significantly after he banned laptops from his class last semester. “Student performance improved, especially on the earliest midterms. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Michael Moore joins Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren for Town Hall on ‘Inequality in America,’ refuted by Ben Shapiro

Does America have a poverty problem? What is the solution? Can the tax code be changed to benefit the downtrodden? Those are questions debated on Monday evening as Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Elizabeth More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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New Study: Millennial men prefer playing video games to working, finding jobs

A new study shows that young males would rather play “Grand Theft Auto” or other video games instead of seeking work or furthering her career. According to research from economists from Princeton, the More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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New survey: College professors more liberal but students, country are not

Some may debate if university faculty have truly shifted to the left, and if so, whether it matters. The debate has just flared up data published by the Heterodox Academy which indicates a strong liberal bias More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Worldwide Worries: The Curious Changes in the WEF Global Risk Report

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has changed its focus this year on what we face as a planet in the upcoming decade. Here are just some of the issues we all need to watch out for, including chronic unemployment and More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Europe ‘harsh’ spending cuts: Fact or Fiction?

The European Commission’s data-gathering bureaucracy, Eurostat, has just published a new report on government finances for the region. And with Greece’s ongoing fiscal turmoil getting headlines, this Eurostat More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Puerto Rico: The Greece of the Caribbean

When I make speeches about fiscal policy, I oftentimes share a table showing the many nations that have made big progress by enforcing spending restraint over multi-year periods. Image/CIA I then ask audiences a More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Utility Flexibility: Are You a Contestable Customer?

Are you free to choose your business electricity provider? Most Australians don’t realize that yes, they are. Here’s how to get the provider you want, thanks to the contestable customer regulation in the ERAR. If More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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My favorite President: Warren G. Harding

I was watching the Fox News Channel talk show, The Five, on President’s Day, and after listening the very predictable favorites from the talk show cast, it made me sit down for a moment to think how I might More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Karl Pierson was a socialist or communist, but Denver Post edited the word out of coverage

One of the local papers altered the coverage of the shooting at Arapahoe High School which left one girl in a coma and the shooter dead. Senior Chris Davis, 18, told CNN that Karl Pierson was “a self-proclaimed More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, October 14th, 2013
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Ron Paul: Janet Yellen ‘might even end up being Ben Bernanke on steroids’

There was a lot of  glee by the markets over President Obama’s nomination of current Federal Reserve Vice Chair, Dr. Janet Yellen, to fill the shoes of outgoing Ben Bernanke, likely because they know that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Who would be your ‘Top Enemy of Freedom’ since 1968?

Who would call the top enemy of freedom since 1968? The list of potential candidates is unfortunately quite long if you think about it. In the 45th anniversary issue of the “Free Minds and Free Markets” More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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NY Times columnist Paul Krugman says NSA program pushes US to kind of ‘authoritarian’ state

NY Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman discussed the NSA surveillance Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Photo/donkeyhotey.wordpress.com “There was a really good article written More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Chutzpah Economics, more on government spending from Paul Krugman

It is nice to see that Paul Krugman learned his Yiddish as a young man, although I’m afraid that he is accusing the wrong people of having chutzpah. You see, when an economist claims that the causeof economic More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Krugman is a Keynesian ‘crank’ wanting to empower the inflation fairy

Lest anyone think that Paul Krugman is an economist, his latest column bemoaning the lack of hardcore inflation presents every reason as to why he is a crank, although a famous crank. Yes, the Inflation Fairy More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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The Fairy Tale of Our Time, ‘massive consumer spending is what fuels an economy’

Paul Krugman is nothing if not consistent. Once again, we are told that Kenneth Rogoff is the main reason that our economy is not roaring along like boom times, and that massive consumer spending is what fuels More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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All Hail the Debt Fairy! All Hail the Inflation Fairy!

In September 2008, if it had not been obvious before, it had become abundantly clear since that the borrow-and-spend party has been over for nearly five years, yet Paul Krugman is becoming even more shrill about More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, April 19th, 2013
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Will Paul Krugman blame Sarah Palin for Boston bombing

So far, there has not been any commentary from Paul Krugman on the bombing at the Boston Marathon Monday, and given his incendiary remarks from previous tragedies, I admit to being surprised. When Gabby Giffords More...


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