Does Big Government Result in More Housework?

I found this to be the most interesting question explored in ‘Government Size and Implications for Economic Growth’, by Andreas Bergh and Magnus Henrekson. Before I explain, however, I want to provide some comments on the author’s conclusions about the effects of size of government on economic growth.

Bergh and Henrekson base their . . . → Read More: Does Big Government Result in More Housework?

We Are All Economists

We all use economic principles in our daily lives, even if we don’t realize it or know that someone has given them names. Like the laws of physics, ignoring them or passing laws or having good intentions doesn’t change them in any way. Actions always have consequenses. . . . → Read More: We Are All Economists

The Recession Brings the Division of Labor to My Neighborhood

I really hate shoveling snow. I live on a large corner lot with lots of sidewalk, so the job can take me over an hour. Snowblowers, I’ve found, are overrated. I’ve had two and neither did a very good job and both had maintenance issues. I bought both used, so that might be part . . . → Read More: The Recession Brings the Division of Labor to My Neighborhood