Author Archives: Jon Murphy
Through my usual peruse of the news paper, I came across this article in the WSJ. To sum up, new apps for smartphones are making it easier for customers to compare prices across stores. Say you are shopping for an … Continue reading
Merry Christmas. 2011 has been quite a year, hasn’t it? 3 near government shutdowns, dictators from Africa to Asia gone. Debt talks, summer slowdowns, poor Japan, protests worldwide, and much more. Despite all this, the US economy kept chugging along. … Continue reading
Yes, this is an economics blog, but I’d like to get a little philosophical. Much of this post has laid the foundation of my economic and political beliefs. What is freedom? Think about that. What is that concept that we … Continue reading
Dr. Russ Roberts of George Mason University did a short(ish) blog post on the first few weeks of the recession on his blog Cafe Hayek. It’s a good read. Check it out.
This is just a really good blog post from the UK (HT Mark Perry via Don Boudreaux). There’s not much more I can say on the matter.