April 18, 2016 admin

On the minimum wage: Part II In Part II, I argue against the minimum wage because it acts in direct opposition to one of the great achievements of classical economics. The minimum wage diminishes the ability of free decision-makers to engage in voluntary exchange, which benefits all parties. In a free society individuals have ownership…

April 3, 2016 admin

The internet is awash with news of the filing by five members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team of a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission . It turns out that the members of the vastly successful women’s team are compensated at a significantly lower level than their male counterparts on the decidedly…

March 29, 2016 admin

As reports of the recently crafted deal in California come out conversations at the dinner table will inevitably turn to the minimum wage (MW) this week. As an economist, this is a topic I’m often asked about and it is a topic that I have written about in the past both in my academic writing…

February 4, 2016 admin

I won’t say this is a blog with no purpose. However, I’ll say that it’s a blog with a purpose that has yet to be defined. Future post’s could range from commentary on culture, politics, religion, the culinary arts, and of course economics. Basically, the sky is the limit and we’ll just see where this…