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A truly dizzying alphabet soup of organizations advocates the use of Environmental, Social, and Governance criteria — CFI, GRI, MSCI, FSB, SASB, ISS, CDP, ICMA — and the list goes on and on.

It is interesting to think about what future generations will look back on and think, “How barbaric and backward. Did those people really believe _______?” From our current vantage point, for example, we

Thomas Piketty is well-known for his work on estimating income and wealth inequality. That work made him an “economics rockstar” in the eyes of the media, as he appeared to confirm a popular

According to the Harvard Medical School, only the United States (since 1997) and New Zealand allow pharmaceutical manufacturers to advertise prescription-only nostrums directly to potential customers. Americans and Kiwis will be bombarded with

Recently, my wife and I had occasion to shop at Trader Joe’s just before closing time. The docks to the storage level were open, and the space inside was stacked from floor to

In my previous column, I argued that liberals’ confidence in freedom of expression is perhaps inconsistent with ready acceptance of the case for using the government to ‘control’ air pollution and other negative

Once upon a time, academics argued over whether the government was too large or too small. I haven’t seen much of such conversations lately, even as government has blown far past its previous

With Javier Milei’s recent victory in Argentina’s presidential election, everyone is talking about the prospect of dollarization there. Enter a curious piece in the Wall Street Journal. I find the Journal’s straight economics reporting