Topic: economics

Adam Smith Rocks!

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There’s a reason you don’t see many Adam Smith ties in the faculty lounge. “Adam Smith believed there are few things that the government should do,” James Otteson of Wake Forest said at the Philadelphia…

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Economy in the Basement

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Editor’s note: Check out our NEW Freedomnomics 101 course on economics here, for more information about real-world economics not covered by liberal academics. President Barack Obama is trying to salvage what most polls indicate is…

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World Bank: Epic Fail

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Development programs run by the World Bank and other multilateral agencies regularly fail because they rely on government aid rather than the free market, New York University economist William Easterly said recently at the Cato…

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