Posts Tagged ‘F. A. Hayek’


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The Costs of 9/11


Tuesday September 13th, 2011   •   Posted by Emily Skarbek at 7:03am PDT   •   1 Comment

The New York Times has a wonderful info-graphic depicting the costs of 9/11 by Shan Carter and Amanda Cox. As the author’s point out, the United States has spent an estimated $7 million for every dollar Al Qaeda spent planning and executing the attacks – approximately one-fifth of the current national debt. Notably, these…
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What Would a State Financial Crisis Look Like?


Wednesday November 3rd, 2010   •   Posted by Emily Skarbek at 11:15pm PDT   •   3 Comments

The Economist provides an interesting video of Robert Rubin, among a panel of finance and economics experts, participating in a simulation of what a US State financial default might look like. HT: Jeff Hummel

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