Evidence across the world and within the United States demonstrates that stronger employment growth follows increases in economic freedom. Lower taxes, limited size and scope of government, and flexible labor policies encourage entrepreneurship, stimulate businesses to hire, and improve job opportunity. Workers and investors take notice, vote with their feet, and move to states with more opportunity, making freer states more prosperous.
Continuing the trend of the past few years, the Canadian provinces are besting the U.S. states in terms of average level of economic freedom.
Summertime wouldn’t be complete without a nosy neighbor trying to shut down a child’s lemonade stand.
Private citizen builds toll road when government fails.
In the Big Apple, the Taxi and Limousine Commission can seize the car of anyone it suspects of driving an illegal cab.
Joshua Hall’s (ed.) “Homer Economicus” makes the unlikely connection between economics and “The Simpsons.”
A majority of Brazilians don’t think the World Cup is all it’s cracked up to be.
Our food freedom is under attack.
The FDA recently lifted a new ban on the age-old practice of using wooden planks to ripen cheese. But don’t celebrate too fast.
Paper: Reforming occupational licensing in Alabama
Every time you use sugar—from your morning coffee to those cupcakes you’re baking—you’re paying too much.