I've been teaching at IHS summer seminars since 2008 (not this year, though). They're amazing: I had my mind blown at the first one I attended in 2008--and I was on the faculty. If you can get to one, you won't regret it.
By Art CardenOccupational licensing can raise quality. It also raises prices, reduces output, and makes the labor market less flexible. Alabama policymakers would be wise to get rid of it.In the first paper released as part of the Johnson Center...
I'm waiting for the team to expand to include the following:
Baptist & Bootlegger: the environmental lobbyist and greenwashed mega-corporation who see eye-to-eye when it comes to environmental policies that "protect" the environment and that really protect Bootlegger from competition!
No-Knock: the no-nonsense, law-and-order, shoot-first-and-ask-questions-later tough guy who is at the beck and call of the Drug Warriors! Comes with dead family dog accessory!
The Home Team: A coalition of construction firms and sports team owners who will stop at nothing to see that Big G gets them that fancy stadium they want!
The Gold Medallion: Working hard and making money is the essence of American private enterprise--but only if you have a license! The Gold Medallion is there to make sure the government keeps people from cutting in on his profits!