Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Assorted Links

1. Bloomberg's soda law gets shot down.  Great news, but sad that the nanny state is so bad that it got to this stage in the first place.

2. Here's a clip where Jayson Lusk is on the John Stossel show (he's on starting at the 2 minute mark).  It's not often an agricultural economist gets on national TV - congrats Jayson!  Also, there's a story on fracking.

3. Bill Gates didn't like the book "Why Nations Fail".  The authors respond here.

4. Caplan on the minimum wage.  Note, I think the top comment is spot on.  While Card and Krueger made a serious attempt, there are so many questions that it's tough for me to take it seriously.

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