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Regime Uncertianty: NBA Edition

President Trump’s executive order last week banning entry into the nation from several predominantly Muslim countries can best be described as a charlie-foxtrot.  Among those caught in the wave of uncertainty following the order was the National Basketball Association.   436 more words

Trump, Regime Uncertainty, and Why Rhetoric Matters

Some defenders of President Trump have tried to justify his trade rhetoric as just that: words.  They argue that Trump will never enact the tariffs, or do so at much lower rates, so firms and individuals will not change their behavior.   523 more words

Trade, Tariffs, and Property Rights

In my post earlier today, I wrote about how tariffs affect the value of different resources.  I promised a follow up post on attempting to determine whose value should take precedent, the producer’s or the consumer’s.   473 more words

Future Alberta Will Be Different

The Alberta Advantage is gone, says David Yager.

Rising oil prices will help. And they will surely rise. It’s just nobody knows when, why and how much.

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CMR

Dynamism and Punishment

The “squeeze” on the U.S. middle class is a fiction. If you don’t believe it, take a look at the “gif” above. It first appeared in… 566 more words

Mark Perry