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The Economics of Uber's Surge Pricing | Cato @ Liberty

Uber surge pricing is ordinary supply and demand economics at work. Given that Uber drivers drive at their own convenience it should not be a surprise that they are more likely to get on the road and meet demand at busy times if they can expect higher-than-average earnings.

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Vermont Kills Single-Payer Health Care Plan After Tax Hikes Prove Too Hefty - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Vermont isn’t the first state to attempt a state-based single-payer system. California looked at it in the 1990s, and it too proved to be too expensive to be workable.

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What's Rule of Law? - Walter E. Williams - Page full

Let’s look at our country and ask whether we live under rule of law. Just about every law that Congress enacts violates the requirements for rule of law.

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Challenges Facing Retailers in India Today

With the rapidly changing profile of consumers the world over, it remains a challenge for retailers to keep up with shifting shopping demands. Shoppers today are more discerning and better informed about products and services than ever before, expecting a certain standard of shopping experience from retailers. 818 more words

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National Health Spending Slowdown Underwhelms; Obamacare Hurting Middle Class | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org

While it is literally true that last year’s increase was the lowest since 1960, growth in 2009 was only 3.8 percent, after 4.8 percent in 2008.

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Everything You Should Know About the Jobs Numbers - Mike Shedlock - Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary - Page 1

The official unemployment rate is 5.8%. However, if you start counting all the people who want a job but gave up, all the people with part-time jobs that want a full-time job, all the people who dropped off the unemployment rolls because their unemployment benefits ran out, etc., you get a closer picture of what the unemployment rate is.

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Rational Health Insurance | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org

After hail damages the roof of your house, your homeowner’s insurance is supposed to pay for the repairs. But there is no requirement that you continue paying premiums while your roof is being repaired.

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