Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Recommended viewing/reading

Also see this companion piece.
  • The Heritage Foundation introduces the 2012 Index of Dependence on Government. Of course, some people think that government dependence is something to be celebrated. 
  • The law of unintended consequences: housing edition. No doubt the people who push for laws that empower renters think they are doing them a great favor, blithely ignorant of the actual impact. 
  • Big Technology: Apple blows away ExxonMobil in profitability, but don't expect too many politicians to be sounding grave warnings about it. 
  • Oldie but goodie: 2010 New York Times article on the effect of minimum wage laws on the poor in South Africa. 

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