Blog Review 525


One argument used in favour of progressive taxation is the diminishing marginal utility of income. David Friedman doesn't think it's a very valid one though.

The absurdiity of the current management of schools and access to them. Vouchers please, the Swedish Option. 

Guido reveals quite how much a political family can make these days. 

As ever in politics, sincerity's the thing. If you can fake that you've got it made. 

Just how much of the cost of a nuclear plant is actually the cost of a nuclear plant: and how much is the paperwork? 

Further bad regulation: the problems of tin whiskers and the banning of lead solders. 

And finally, the history of economic thought in four minutes, or, for the traditionalists, the same subject by Sellars and Yeatman's amanuensis.