Economic Thinking Posts on Debate Topics


The Race to Space and Mars: Let Private Firms Compete

Past posts have outlined problems with the federal government’s continued rocket planning and contracting. See “Federal Space Transportation: Time for Reform,” for example. The benefits of federal space transportation planning and rockets tends to...


Economics for Extemporaneous Speaking

Overheads for presentation at University of Houston for UIL students. Some overheads were updated since emailing to UIL. Click for PDF of updated overheads (links should work to various articles and videos): UILEconExtemp2017new.key


K-12 Policy Reform August News

August news items and notes for the K-12 education reform topic. • “The newest advantage of being rich in America? Higher grades Escalating grade inflation at wealthy high schools is another blow to poor...