I started this blog in part to earn income through affiliate marketing channels. A lot of companies like Uber, Lyft, Dollar Shave Club, Nozbe, and others offer referral incentives. If you use my Uber or Lyft codes for your first rides, I get a $20 discount on a future ride. If you sign up for […]
So You Want To Start Reading Adam Smith?
I’m glad to hear that. As a friend and mentor once said, “as famous as he is, Adam Smith is still underrated.” Where should you begin? Shortly after I finished my PhD I went to the Liberty Fund’s “Adam Smith Boot Camp.” It was there that I read The Theory of Moral Sentiments for the first […]
Quick Dispatch From Central Florida!
I had a great time talking to the Young Americans for Liberty group at the University of Central Florida, and we had a nice mean at Wackadoo’s—an on-campus bar and restaurant–afterward. I got the Wacky Wrap, which was listed as a “campus favorite.” I thought it was good, but not great: I’m a fan of […]
We Could Do More If We Had More Resources! Who Couldn’t?
Consider how frequently you hear someone in a firm or a bureau complain that they are under-funded and that they need more resources to complete a mission. Should they get a larger budget? I would venture to say “probably not,” though there are certainly exceptions, because everyone could say “I can do more of the things I […]
My Uber Driver Couldn’t Understand!
I use ride-sharing whenever it’s available. In Orlando recently, I took Lyft from my hotel to the University of Central Florida, where I was speaking on whether capitalism exploits the poor, and I took Uber back to the hotel. I had nice conversations with drivers in both directions (Pedro for Lyft, Eman for Uber). My […]
Welcome To My Blog!
Welcome to my new blog! This isn’t my first rodeo. I’ve blogged for Division of Labour, the Mises Institute, the Independent Institute, Kosmos Online, and EconLog, I write a periodic column for Forbes.com, and I’ve recently started blogging for LearnLiberty. In addition to my research and classroom teaching, I do a lot of writing by […]