Daniel Benjamin 02/20/2013
Property rights are essential for market exchange. The definition of those rights, their enforcement, and their transferability all help determine the extent of trade and the rate of economic development and wealth creation.
Roger Meiners 09/14/2012
According to Wikipedia, a locavore is “a person interested in eating food that is locally produced, not moved long distances to market. The locavore movement in the United States and elsewhere was spawned as interest in sustainability and eco-consciousness became more prevalent.”
Daniel Benjamin 03/01/2012
Just as the market brought the bison to near extinction, so too has it brought them back from the brink.
Daniel Benjamin 06/10/2011
Waterborne diseases are responsible for 20 percent of deaths in children under the age of five. Microbes such as E. coli found in fecal matter cause diarrhea that kills by dehydrating its victims.
G. Tracy Mehan III 06/09/2011
This classic of conservation literature is still illuminating important lessons today.
Daniel Benjamin 02/24/2011
Economist, n. a scoundrel whose faulty vision sees things as they really are, not as they ought to be. —after Ambrose Bierce