Friday assorted links – Marginal REVOLUTION

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1. Are the UFOs foreign drones launched from submarines in the Atlantic? As always, please note that a link is not an endorsement. 2. How Swiss is your...

The Interesting Case of the Zaïre—the Question MMT Cannot Answer | Eric Nies

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The zaïre lived an interesting life. The zaïre was the basic unit of currency for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Zaire (it’s back...

Bets on coronavirus recovery may come good

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Markets appear to have got the pandemic right. A plummet in shares as economies locked down gave way to a robust rally: investors trusted in a mix...

India’s Crypto-Clueless Regulators | Nikhil Sridhar

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Nikhil SridharNikhil Sridhar is a graduate of Duke University and a current student at George Mason University, where he...

End Central Planning for Parking – Marginal REVOLUTION

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California has been waiting for AB 1401 for a long time. In 2005, the American Planning Association published The High Cost of Free Parking, an 800-page book...

EU fund gives ‘Greece 2.0’ chance to reset economic model

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After more than a decade marked by economic and financial crises, Greece is looking to rebuild its economy with a plan to spend billions of euros from...

Biden and Janet Yellen Are Pushing a Global Minimum Tax Rate. The EU Is...

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Globalists know that so long as sovereign states have the ability to set their own tax rates, regimes are tempted to engage in “tax competition” in order to...

Bid to forge ‘Global Britain’ can’t ignore Cairn’s India debt

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The prime minister is headed to India, keen for an accord in support of “Global Britain”. It’s a shame the government isn’t as eager to defend past...

Shawn Whatley on Deconstructing Medical Socialism | Michel Accad, MD, Anish Koka

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Our guest is Shawn Whatley, a physician in Canada who is the author of the recently released book When Politics Comes Before Patients: Why and How Canadian...

Green energy vs. green jobs – Marginal REVOLUTION

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That is the theme of my latest Bloomberg column, here is the opening bit: One of the most disturbing trends in recent economic thought is the view that...

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