Bryan Caplan

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Name: Bryan Caplan
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Social Desirability Bias: How Psych Can Salvage Econo-Cynicism, by Bryan Caplan

The strongest evidence against the economic way of thinking is the way that people describe their own behavior.  People rarely announce, "I'm looking out for number one."  Businesses rarely advertise, "Our own profit is our top priority."  Students ... [Published EconLog - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday Immigration Debate, by Bryan Caplan

This Tuesday, Reason is hosting a DC debate on " Should America Open Its Borders? "  Cato's Alex Nowrasteh and I say yes; the Center for Immigration Studies' Mark Krikorian says no.The Center for Immigration Studies' masthead reads, "Low-Immigration, ... [Published EconLog - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tourists Welcome, by Bryan Caplan

Almost everyone wants to heavily restrict immigration.  Foreigners will take our jobs, go on welfare, poison our culture, and vote for socialism.  But there's one kind of foreigner almost every country welcomes: tourists.  Sure, locals gripe about their ... [Published EconLog - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Miss Our Debate on Open Borders at Reason's DC HQ on Tuesday, 4/22 at 6 P.M.!

<p><img alt="" height="207" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_04/reason-1.jpg?h=207&w=140" title="|||Reason" width="140" style="float: right;"/&gt;Next Tuesday, April22, Reason will be hosting a debate on whether the U.S.should ... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

I've Won My TARP Bet, by Bryan Caplan

Back in 2008, I noted an obscure TARP provision : SEC. 134. RECOUPMENT. Upon the expiration of the 5-year period beginning upon the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget , in consultation with the ... [Published EconLog - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hacking the University: A Future Tense Event

If 2012 was the year of the massive open online course, according to the New York Times , 2013 was something of a reality check. MOOCs were meant to give people all over the United States (and the world) access to the best lecturers and classes from ... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Try Harder or Do Something Easier?, by Bryan Caplan

A friend tells you, "I'm thinking of starting a restaurant.  Advise me."  You know that about 60% of new restaurants fail in their first three years - and have no reason to think that your friend would be anything other than average.  How should your ... [Published EconLog - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Smoking, Social Desirability Bias, and Dark Matter, by Bryan Caplan

At the IEA blog, Kristian Niemietz points out that expenditure surveys fail to detect most of the tobacco sales visible in national product accounts .  For most goods, the two show broadly the same pattern: with smallerrors, what people profess to buy ... [Published EconLog - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Civil Disobedience: King versus Huemer, by Bryan Caplan

Martin Luther King's " Letter from a Birmingham Jail " defends an odd position: You may morally break an unjust law IF you make no effort to evade the legal punishment for the unjust law you break.In no sense do Iadvocateevading or defying the law, as ... [Published EconLog - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Bryan Caplan of BJC Branding Selected as a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert

Bryan Caplan, Chief Branding Officer of BJC Branding , has been selected as an Authorized Local Expert by Constant Contact ® , Inc. , the trusted marketing advisor to more than half a million small organizations worldwide. As an Authorized Local Expert, ... [Published Scoop Asia - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Shikha Dalmia Discusses Milton Friedman with Walter Williams, Matt Yglesias, and John Bouman

On Milton Friedman’s 100th birthday two years ago, ReasonFoundation Senior Analyst Shikha Dalmia sat down with author andeconomist Walter Williams, Political Blogger Matthew Yglesias andPresident of the Shriver Center John Bouman to discuss whetherUncle ... [Published REASON Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Question for Scott, by Bryan Caplan

Scott writes :Would you feel comfortable telling an accident victim in a wheelchairthat "his type of person" is disproportionately composed of drunks? Ifnot, be careful in making generalizations about the unemployed.My question for Scott: Would you ... [Published EconLog - Mar 23 2014]
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Social Desirability Bias: How Psych Can Salvage... [Published EconLog - 9 hours ago]
Assume a Can Opener [Published The Epicurean Dealmaker - Apr 19 2014]
Tuesday Immigration Debate, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 19 2014]
Tourists Welcome, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 18 2014]
Don't Miss Our Debate on Open Borders at Reason... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 17 2014]
I've Won My TARP Bet, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 17 2014]
Hacking the University: A Future Tense Event [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Try Harder or Do Something Easier?, by Bryan Ca... [Published EconLog - Apr 16 2014]
Smoking, Social Desirability Bias, and Dark Mat... [Published EconLog - Apr 15 2014]
Civil Disobedience: King versus Huemer, by Brya... [Published EconLog - Apr 15 2014]
Divorce and Motivated Reasoning in the WaPo, by... [Published EconLog - Apr 13 2014]
Kids and Happiness: The State of the Art, by Br... [Published EconLog - Apr 11 2014]
Crude Self-Interest: Why Kids Go to College, by... [Published EconLog - Apr 10 2014]
The Impolitic Wisdom of Simon Kuznets, by Bryan... [Published EconLog - Apr 09 2014]
The Righteous Scofflaw, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 08 2014]
The Less Americans Know About Ukraine, the More... [Published Antiwar.com - Apr 07 2014]
The Ghetto of Talent, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 07 2014]
Bryan Caplan of BJC Branding Selected as a Cons... [Published Scoop Asia - Apr 04 2014]
Water Runs Downhill, and School Is Boring, by B... [Published EconLog - Apr 04 2014]
Bryan Caplan of BJC Branding Selected as a Cons... [Published SBWire - Apr 03 2014]
Is Welfare a Band-Aid for Nominal Wage Rigidity... [Published EconLog - Apr 03 2014]
I've Changed My Mind, by David Henderson [Published EconLog - Apr 01 2014]
Answering Arnold's Challenge, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 01 2014]
Jürgen Osterhammel on the Crimean War [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 01 2014]
You Don't Know the Best Way to Deal with Russia... [Published EconLog - Apr 01 2014]
The Market for Less, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Mar 31 2014]
A British Perspective on American Signaling, by... [Published EconLog - Mar 28 2014]
Shikha Dalmia Discusses Milton Friedman with Wa... [Published REASON Online - Mar 27 2014]
Shikha Dalmia Discusses Milton Friedman with Wa... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 27 2014]
Lange Anticipates Higgs [Published Mises.org - Mar 27 2014]
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Social Desirability Bias: How Psych Can Salvage... [Published EconLog - 9 hours ago]
The strongest evidence against the economic way of thinking is the way that people describe their own behavior.  People rarely announce, "I'm looking out for number one."  Businesses rarely advertise, "Our own profit is our top priority."  Students ...
Assume a Can Opener [Published The Epicurean Dealmaker - Apr 19 2014]
Once upon a time, O Dearly Beloved, a cruise ship carrying a convention of scientists and social scientists collided somewhere in the South Pacific with a floating shipping container full of remaindered Greg Mankiw textbooks. The textbooks had been ...
Tuesday Immigration Debate, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 19 2014]
This Tuesday, Reason is hosting a DC debate on " Should America Open Its Borders? "  Cato's Alex Nowrasteh and I say yes; the Center for Immigration Studies' Mark Krikorian says no.The Center for Immigration Studies' masthead reads, "Low-Immigration, ...
Tourists Welcome, by Bryan Caplan [Published EconLog - Apr 18 2014]
Almost everyone wants to heavily restrict immigration.  Foreigners will take our jobs, go on welfare, poison our culture, and vote for socialism.  But there's one kind of foreigner almost every country welcomes: tourists.  Sure, locals gripe about their ...
Don't Miss Our Debate on Open Borders at Reason... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 17 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="207" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_04/reason-1.jpg?h=207&w=140" title="|||Reason" width="140" style="float: right;"/&gt;Next Tuesday, April22, Reason will be hosting a debate on whether the U.S.should ...
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