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Pharmaceutical Prices Finally Tame in November

November's Producer Price Index (PPI) finally saw a slowdown in pharmaceutical price increases...

Banks That Are "Too Big to Fail" Need Competition

The federal government's response to the 2008 Financial Crisis resulted in an unofficial "too big to fail" doctrine...

How Obamacare Crushes Working Class Job Opportunities

The Congressional Budget Office just confirmed Obamacare will cost 2 million full-time equivalent jobs...

Are Hospitals Finally Being Forced to Compete in the Bronze Age?

Medicine in the “Bronze Age” is forcing hospitals to adapt an economy where many of customers are price sensitive because they have high-deductible Bronze plans...

That Free Wellness Visit Can Cost You a Fortune!

Preventive care is supposed to be free under Obamacare, but that is not always the case, writes Devon Herrick...

Another Devastating Unintended Side Effect of the System's Appearance of Fairness Imperative

Disruptive students are an inevitable result of futility in trying to make one size fit...

Part Two of John Allison Interview

Business expert and former CEO of the CATO Institute John Allison tells TV host Dennis McCuistion explains how less government interference would spur economic growth...

Can Christmas Gift Giving Be the "Waste" Economists Claim?

New York Times columnist Josh Barro took obvious pleasure last Christmas reporting on one of modern economics' most settled arguments: that in-kind gift-giving, especially at Christmas, involves a lot of "waste," or, more formally, "deadweight loss"...

President Signs the New "No Child Left Behind Act"

President Obama just signed the reform of the No Child Left Behind Act, it is now called the "Every Child Succeeds Act"...

Why are U.S. Prescription Drug Prices Higher Than In Other Countries?

Many believe that price controls explain why prices for drugs are lower in other countries...


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