Author Archives: Alex T

Liberty and Patterns

There’s been a pretty big controversy over some comments made by Rand Paul about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Julian Sanchez has an article in Newsweek describing some of the conflict, along with a discussion of Rand’s and (his … Continue reading

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Bryan Caplan’s Secret Libertarian Plot

(from a conversation with alison) Bryan Caplan recently had a post on EconLog about transitioning from the status quo to a libertarian society. I was alerted to a particular section of the post, where Caplan describes one method for libertarians … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Prize: Solving the Antibiotics Shortage

Monetary prizes are all around us. Whether it’s prize money for winning horse races or stock car races, or prize money for awards, they are ubiquitous. A prize is the simplest economic incentive: set up the rules, decide on a … Continue reading

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