Category: income redistribution

Nordhaus on the sector cost of #globalwarming

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.@MBIEgovtnz warns of more homelessness from fairer tenancy reforms by @jacindaardern

Innovation and Growth Cycles David Levine

P.T. Bauer (1959) on planning a big push out of Indian poverty

SNL destroys @SenWarren’s Medicare-for-all

From https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2019/11/03/snl-tackles-elizabeth-warrens-medicare-for-all-plan-cold-open/

Jason Brennan: Why Not Capitalism? (April 9, 2019)

Saez and Zucman are rather blase about the impact of wealth taxes on innovation. Encourage innovation then tax away succesful innovators!

James Heckman on racial wage gaps and racial discrimination by employers

Would a “Wealth Tax” Help Combat Inequality? A Debate with Saez, Summers, and Mankiw

Do the bosses take your labour surplus with them when they go? More on the rise of a working rich @AOC @BernieSanders

Douglass North and Timur Kuran: Institutions and Economic Performance

More on the perils of late colonisation