Trump's hiring freeze annoys unions — but
James M. Buchanan
SalonTrump's hiring freeze annoys unions — but could save billions for taxpayers and future generationsSalonThis amounts to what Nobel laureate economist James M. Buchanan has described as “taxation without representation” levied upon future generations. Government employee unions create a more expensive and protected class of workers at the expense of ...
Posted on 25 January 2017 | 8:41 am
Erie County Real Estate Transactions -
Erie County Real Estate TransactionsBuffalo News479 Campbell Boulevard, Ranch View to James C. Papafagos, $269,900. • 85 Holloway Creek Lane, Vanderbilt .... 444 Cayuga Creek Road, Charles F. Buchanan; Joyce M. Buchanan to Susan M. Baker, $125,000. • 177 Irving Terrace, Robert W. Sharpe to ...
Posted on 1 January 2017 | 5:43 am
Anthony de Jasay: una mente original -
Anthony de Jasay: una mente originalInfobae.comPor su parte, James M. Buchanan escribe sobre la antedicha Against Politics que "Aquí se encuentra la filosofía política como debería ser: temas serios discutidos con elocuencia, agudeza, coraje y un genuino conocimiento" y Richard A. Epstein anota ...
Posted on 31 December 2016 | 2:47 am
Easterly and the Pitfalls of Foreign
Easterly and the Pitfalls of Foreign InterventionThe Beacon (blog)In particular, I noted how his work on the pitfalls of modern economic development planning bear a striking resemblance to the work and ideas of F. A. Hayek and James M. Buchanan. Easterly makes a distinction between “planners” versus “searchers” in ...
Posted on 28 December 2016 | 3:33 pm
Easterly, Buchanan, Hayek, and Economic
Easterly, Buchanan, Hayek, and Economic DevelopmentThe Beacon (blog)As I read Easterly's work now, I cannot help but see its connection to the ideas of two Nobel laureates, F.A. Hayek and James M. Buchanan. I had the chance to discuss these similarities recently in a publication with the Institute for Economic Affairs ...
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 9:33 am
Government Debt: Jefferson And Gallatin Were
James M. Buchanan
The world economy is getting rattled this week by the consequences of excessive government debt. Greece may be cut off from its international creditors, and Puerto Rico announced that it cannot make full payments on its massive debt. In both cases, years ...
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 6:22 am
Salary info shows fruits of union muscle
SACRAMENTO — In its 2013 obituary of Nobel-winning economist James M. Buchanan, the Washington Post described him as “the man who got economists to care about politics.” I view Buchanan as the man who explained why California has so many long-term ...
Posted on 26 December 2014 | 7:00 am
James M. Buchanan dies at 93; won Nobel
James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93. He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to ...
Posted on 11 January 2013 | 11:09 pm
Where do big deficits come from? James M.
Washington — Why do politicians act as they do? Specifically, why do they do things that don’t seem to be in their constituents’ long-term interest, such as creating big deficits by authorizing lots of government spending without enough tax revenue ...
Posted on 11 January 2013 | 4:11 am
James M. Buchanan | Nobel economist, 93
James M. Buchanan, 93, who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, died Wednesday in Blacksburg, Va. No cause of death was given. Mr. Buchanan, a professor emeritus at ...
Posted on 9 January 2013 | 4:00 pm