Blog Review 550


What it is like when you've got a serious amount of inflation in the economy.

Yes, many are calling for increased regulation in these difficult times. That doesn't mean that we should in fact have more regulation: for it is extremely rare that the results are those intended. 

Words to live by:

Almost all that any politician says on any topic other than political strategy should be treated with even less respect than would be accorded a professional circus-clown's speculations about string theory.

A description of what it is that politicians and bureaucrats actually do and how they work.

From strength to strength. The Ban Darling campaign makes PM's QT. And the story seems to be going international as well.

Rather more sober minded economics now: the way in which recessions spread geographically.

And finally, copyright theft as a Pareto improvement.