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Category: Economics 101

  • Economics 101

“Fair-trade coffee” is widely promoted as an alternative to raw capitalism and the unconstrained actions of the free market. The…

  • Economics 101
The Good News About Our Economy & Families

By: Dr. Anne Bradley

5 minute read

I had the pleasure of attending the Intercollegiate Studies Institute colloquium on “The Humane Economy,” which brought together conservatives and libertarians…

  • Economics 101

We live in a world of exploding opportunities and growing challenges. New technologies are transforming our lives. Despite intermittent economic…

  • Economics 101

I’m a public-school teacher in Boise, Idaho and would venture to say that I make a decent living. Around the…

  • Economics 101
  • Public Square

Spend a few minutes on social media or watching certain news channels these days, and it won’t be long before…

  • Economics 101

Stewardship forces us to think like economists. We must look past our hopes and good feelings when making decisions in…

  • Economics 101
How Are We Stewarding Our Freedom?

By: Hugh Whelchel

6 minute read

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator…

  • Economics 101

Choice is full of uncertainty. Every time we make a choice we are making a bet over a particular set…

  • Economics 101

Why is there a new wave of COVID-19 growing across Europe? Here in the United States, we finally got some…

  • Economics 101
Sunk Costs & the Cultural Mandate

By: Jacqueline Isaacs

4 minute read

When we last discussed the topic of “sunk costs,” you might have thought that this is too good to be true….