In the FIRE Podcast, veteran insurance policy wonk Robert Gordon argues that P&C insurers shouldn’t be deemed systemically risky.
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Letter from Washington: A flood floor vote, corporate taxation and Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan
Heartland Institute Vice President Eli Lehrer discusses the upside of 9-9-9, the downside of taxing corporations and the murky side of the flood insurance reform debate.
FIRE Podcast – Jody Herman On The Economics Of Same Sex Marriage In RI
Jody Herman, the Peter J. Cooper Public Policy Fellow at UCLA Law School’s Williams Institute, is the guest on this week’s FIRE podcast. Herman talks with host Arin Greenwood about a paper she co-authored, examining the impact of same-sex marriage on Rhode Island’s budget. Listen to the podcast here or download it in iTunes.
23 Things You Won’t Have Heard About Capitalism (Because Many Of Them Aren’t True)
23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism is a book by Ha-Joon Chang, an economist at Cambridge University.
23 Things considers a series of propositions advanced by free-marketeers, and in each case Chang then reveals the truth for readers, which not surprisingly is the opposite of the pro-capitalism propaganda the public has been told. It is quite likely that most readers will have never heard several of the 23 Things before … because they are not true!
Mark Partridge, an economist at Ohio State University, is on the FIRE podcast this week to talk with host Arin Greenwood about “The Winners’ Choice: Sustainable Economic Strategies for Successful 21st Century Regions,” a new paper in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy in which he and co-author M. Rose Olfert argue for economic cooperation, rather [...]
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