By Request: Recommended Reading
Today was the first day of Acton University Online, during which I had the honor of sitting on a panel with two other economists and also the privilege of a more one-on-one in feeling (though there were over 100 in attendance!) "Engage the Speaker" session. The...
Econ Really is for Lovers
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to explain how I named this website and, more importantly, why I think economics is for lovers. The Birth of econisforlovers.com When I found my name was already taken for a web domain, Sara Aldworth, director of marketing...
What is Economics?
This is the first in a series that defines economics as a discipline, addressing common misconceptions along the way.
Taxpayer Subsidized Workforce Development is a Lemon
Note: This article first appeared in The Detroit News on July 13, 2019 and later the blog of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. It is based on the more extensive report "Workforce Development in Michigan" published in May 2019 by the Mackinac Center.
Subsidiarity, Love, and the Common Good
Last week the Acton Institute and Coram Deo program cohosted a seminar for an international audience on the topic “Loving Our Neighbors for the Common Good: Subsidiarity, Responsibility, and Change.” Participants came from North America, Africa, and Europe and...