Wolfers on Cheap Economists and Comparative Advantage

Lynne Kiesling Count me among the economists who enjoyed the Wall Street Journal’s funny article about how cheap we are. But I also get a lot of pleasure out of trimming the Christmas tree, so I’m not inclined to be so stringent in following comparative advantage that I want to hire someone to do so. … More Wolfers on Cheap Economists and Comparative Advantage

Henderson on Wsj on Mexico and Drug Violence

Lynne Kiesling Ever since David Luhnow’s article in the Wall Street Journal on how drug legalization in the U.S. could reduce the horrific violence going on in Mexico right now, I have been mulling over writing about it. Happily, David Henderson has done so at Econlog, and much of his commentary is along the lines … More Henderson on Wsj on Mexico and Drug Violence