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Economic Complexity

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It is because a modern economy is so complex that nobody can know all the facts that it could not effectively be guided by a central plan but must be conducted on the basis of decentralization of decisions.

Central Planning

Notable Quote – Nathan Rosenberg

Capitalism has provided multiple sources of decision-making and initiative, strong incentives for proceeding one step at a time, and the possibility for drawing upon a wide range of human potential – all valuable features of activities that are carried out in an environment of high uncertainty.

Affordable Housing?

by NH State Rep Mike Sylvia  | We hear a lot lately about the need for affordable housing. Depending upon the context and the perspective, affordable housing can mean different things to different people.

Notable Quote: Hayek On Where Planning Leads

“… planning leads to dictatorship because dictatorship is the most effective instrument of coercion and the enforcement of ideals and… essential if central planning on a large case is to be possible” –FA Hayek      

Notable Quote: Stages Towards Planning

“The belief is becoming more and more widespread that, if things are to get done, the responsible authorities must be freed from the fetters of democratic procedure. The cry for an economic dictator is a characteristic stage in the movement toward planning…” –FA Hayek      

S.3307 The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act…Guess Who Voted for It?

S.3307 (2010) is the legislation that empowered the Feds to regulate local school lunches. It is the regulation that is driving up the cost of school lunches by law because the law demands parity of price regardless of cost. It is the law that limits the number of calories and other nutritional elements to a national standard, …

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