Étiquettes » Regulation

The Economics of the “Return Trip Effect”

Have you ever walked to a particular location, say a friend’s house, and found that the walk actually was a lot farther than you had expected making it quite the unpleasant walk? 1 274 mots de plus


Harvard Study Shows Minimum Wage Increases Kill Businesses

By Keely Sharp – Re-Blogged From Eagle Rising

While there are McDonald fry cooks out protesting for $15 an hour to flip burgers and almost always get our orders wrong, some of us can actually see the harm in minimum wage hikes. 325 mots de plus

GDP & Employment

A Presumption of Competence

Why free markets?  Why am I prejudiced toward emergent order vs imposed order in economic matters?  Why is my default position against government involvement?  Why do I invoke such a high standard before justifying active government involvement in the economy? 405 mots de plus

Queensland's Labour Hire Licensing Bill: A Report Card on the Parliament's F&A Committee's Public Hearing.

I’ve just finished viewing the televised replay of the Queensland Parliament’s Finance & Administration Committee’s public hearing regarding the Labour Hire Licensing Bill conducted in Brisbane on Thursday, 22nd June 2017. 2 606 mots de plus

Employment Agents

Tesla Car Battery Production Releases as Much CO2 as 8 Years of Gasoline Driving

From NyTeknik: h/t to Don Shaw (translated) – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Ooops, looks like those “saving the planet” Tesla snobs just got their eco-ride de-pimped 404 mots de plus

CAGW Alarmism

TBA Texas Legislative Update

I had the privilege of attending the Texas Bankers Association’s 2017 Legislative Update at the Brook Hollow Country Club in Dallas this morning. This very informative presentation on recent Texas and federal banking legislation was led by Celeste Embrey, John Heasley, and Eric Sandberg of TBA. 365 mots de plus


SCOTUS Decision: Murr v. Wisconsin

Today the US Supreme Court handed down their decision in Murr v. Wisconsin. In a 5-3 vote (Justice Kennedy writing for the majority, Justice Gorsuch not participating), the Court determined that there was no regulatory taking in this case. 933 mots de plus