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Political Game Theory: Why no one likes what comes out of Washington

The field of Public Choice extends the study of economics to governments.  It assumes that people in government behave the same as do people in the private sector.  By behave the same, they (according to Steven Horwitz) mean that people have intentions, use information, respond to incentives, and act in accordance to institutional rules set …

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In Search of the Good Life

The OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) this week came out with their 2012 How’s Life? Survey.  Rather than just comparing per capita incomes between countries, the OECD has created a quality of life index based on eleven different criteria.  They are: housing, income, jobs, community, education, environment, civic engagement, health, life satisfaction, safety, …

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