Economic History

Monday, April 15th, 2019

AIER’s publishing strategy is designed to broaden the choices available to authors, never using the force of law to deny creators their rights.

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Markets offer a powerful tool for fighting government-sanctioned racial discrimination.

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

We need some protection from the evil eye that modern politics is working daily to unleash.

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Behind every great innovation, there is an innovator or maybe many.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Perennial illness is the default state of mankind. Markets have put human beings at the center of a dense web of affordable, effective choices to meet our needs and desires: those relating to our health are no exception.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

The classical liberalism of the 19th century needs to be the reborn new liberalism of the 21st century, to once more offer an ideal of individual freedom, free enterprise, impartial rule of law, and equality before the law.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The notion of a moral panic is a powerful one that explains much of what goes on in popular mass media, public discussion, and, all too often, actual policy. It is a valuable intellectual tool to use to protect yourself against unwarranted and dangerous anxiety and being taken advantage of by deluded or unscrupulous hucksters.

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

It is like a living thing in your presence. It speaks with great profundity, the erudition achieved through wordless regularity.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman claim we need a 70% tax rate to stem inequality. Their argument derives from a misreading of U.S. tax history.