Blog Review 702


Why we really might want to (from a progressive viewpoint!) cut or even abolish the corporate income tax.

"Nudge" is very popular just at the moment: but when does nudge become shove?

Technical accounting issue ahead! Explaining why it's right that companies should book a profit when the price of their own bonds falls.

Almost all economists are civil libertarians: not all are economic ones. But why? The arguments for economic libertarianism are the same as those for the civil sort.

So what's wrong with anarchy? Depends upon what you're comparing it to, surely?

On the subject of windfall profits: just what is a windfall profit and who gets to decide anyway?

And finally, how those corporate memos get written.