More Bullish Signs for Housing

As the U.S. recovery churns into its second year, more bullish arguments for housing are beginning to emerge.

Talk and writings about real estate has finally shifted lately. It looks as if our contrarian view of the housing market is finally beginning to gain traction.

For instance, Credit Suisse analysts say the worst is . . . → Read More: More Bullish Signs for Housing

Is Reasonable Regulation Compatible with Democracy?

Peter Boettke recently wrote a paper entitled: ‘Is the only form of “reasonable regulation” self regulation?’ (GMU Economics Paper 10-05).

This paper draws attention to the potential for self-regulating communities (governance without government) to achieve benefits of social cooperation even in unpromising situations. The subtitle describes the contents of the paper: ‘Lessons from Lin . . . → Read More: Is Reasonable Regulation Compatible with Democracy?

Economic Events on September 20, 2010

At 10:00 AM EDT, the Housing Market Index for September will be announced.  This index is created from a survey of homebuilders, so it shows the confidence that the sector has in the overall economy and their business.