Fresh from their 2018 defeat, California's rent control advocates are back with another statewide ballot initiative.
A new mailer from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation argues that allowing the construction of apartment buildings near transit stops is tantamount to "negro removal."
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
Allison Schrager wants to change the way you take chances.
Krueger's work included highlighting the breadth of licensing in American labor markers, and the economic costs of mandatory government permission slips.
When quality of life improved, doctors discovered a new affliction.
Oregon's new rent control law won't deliver on its promises.
New study shows U.S. consumers pay every dollar of the tariffs, which have also damaged supply chains and the availability of goods.
Beto O'Rourke-who won't call himself a "progressive," let alone a "democratic socialist"-is expected to jump into the presidential race.
Price signals ultimately mean more supplies for disaster-struck areas.
Raising the cost of employing workers is never a recipe for increasing employment.
His 16-year-old blog posts are completely irrelevant to his testimony on the minimum wage.
When Apple's CEO Tim Cook says "the free market is not working," bad things are coming.
So far, the world is kind of listening. Q&A with the co-host of The Fifth Column and co-founder of Freethink Media.Listen
By 2020, interest on the debt will cost more than Medicaid. By 2025, it will cost more than defense spending. And that's just the start.
Economist Russ Roberts provides a strong argument that individual economic mobility is the rule and not the exception.
In a bold new book about Hayek, the George Mason economist says "too much time and effort has been put into repackaging and marketing a fixed doctrine of eternal truths."Listen
Price gouging is not the evil many officials make it out to be.
An in-depth look at New York's car wash industry, and the real world consequences of politicians interfering with a complex industry they don't understand.
Paul Romer overturns limits-to-growth nonsense, and William Nordhaus projects climate change damages.
Economist Mark J. Perry talks about rising incomes, flattening inequality, low unemployment, and why none of it seems to make us feel better.Listen
New Census data showing record levels of income and no increase in inequality should be cause for celebration.
The libertarian humorist talks about his new book, how to drink in war zones, and why the Chinese are more American than most U.S. citizens.
Journalist and Soho Forum co-founder Gene Epstein on economists' romance with strongmen and his upcoming debate with Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara.Listen
Walmart warns the Trump administration it may be forced to raise prices in response to tariffs.
If Trump presses ahead with plans to tax all Chinese imports, the added costs would cancel out the economic benefits of last year's corporate tax cut.
It's called supply and demand.
The president's longstanding obsession with trade deficits reveals mercantilist instincts he cannot escape, no matter how much he talks about zero tariffs.
He's so, so wrong about that. But at least he's admitting a trade war won't be good or easy to win.
Economist Michael C. Munger argues the sharing economy is the next great economic revolution-and it's already underway.Listen
In 18th century France, wearing the wrong fabric could get you in big trouble.