Category: Economic Thinking

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TexasWorld!

Imagine a World in the State of Texas… Notes from a talk given to the New York City Junto. To illustrate that the world is not in any meaningful way overpopulated, Julian Simon, author...

From Poland to Peru:  Black Markets, Parallel Societies 0

From Poland to Peru: Black Markets, Parallel Societies

by Gregory F. Rehmke “This movement should create a situation in which authorities will control empty stores, but not the market; the employment of workers, but not their livelihood; the official media, but not the...

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Preston Tucker: A Generation Too Late

With the Tesla Motors Model S the latest cool car of the future, it’s worth looking back at past cars of the future, and the regulatory barriers past entrepreneurs have struggled with. Ask your...

Leaving Romania 0

Leaving Romania

by Marina Tanase (December, 2008) During the communist times Romanians who could, who dared, looked for ways to escape. There are as many stories as escape attempts. Each can impress upon readers the dangers those...

Global Cities and Economic Development 0

Global Cities and Economic Development

Notes on Global Cities, Geography, and Economic Development Gregory Rehmke, February 22, 2011 The Houston World Affairs Council invited me to give talks to Houston area teachers on Global Cities. In my notes below...