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Adventures in interventionism

Hidden taxes hurt just as much This in-depth story provides a detailed look at the cost of regulations on business – something that often gets short-shrift in news accounts about new legislation. But even the federal government acknowledges the massive … Continue reading

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Policy intentions vs. policy results

Daylight savings time is supposed to save energy. Since Indiana provides a perfect test-case, having switched only in 2006, we can actually test the theory by comparing before and after, while controlling for other variables. Ah, those unintended consequences. Apparently, … Continue reading

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