Posts by William Shughart
William F. Shughart II is Research Fellow and Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, the J. Fish Smith Professor in Public Choice at Utah State University, past President of the Southern Economic Association, and editor of the Independent book, Taxing Choice: The Predatory Politics of Fiscal Discrimination.
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Mining Regulations Hamper Access to America’s Own Rare Earth Metals and Minerals
Why Have Gasoline Prices Risen Lately?
Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl’s Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry
Fundamental Principles of Income Tax Reform
Fred S. McChesney, Rest in Peace
Don’t Shed Any Tears over the Repeal of Cook County’s Soda Tax
Not a “New Deal,” a “Fair Deal” or a “Square Deal,” but Supposedly a “Better Deal”
Prosperity, Not Soda Taxes, Fosters Good Health
9/11’s Legacies: Fewer Civil Liberties and Bigger Banks
Brexit’s Opponents Echo the Arguments of Loyalists Fearful of American Independence
Scotland’s Looming Regulatory Hangover
Old Enough to Choose a President, but Not to Buy Cigarettes?
California’s Dream World
Tax Freedom Day 2016
Private Businesses Are Not “Public Accommodations”
Trading Votes in Congress to Get Everything Politicians Want
The Silliness Surrounding Mascot Nicknames Continues
Hollywood Joins the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement
California’s Proposed $2 per Pack Excise Tax on Cigarettes
Tennessee’s Fracking Controversy
The Ex-Im Bank Redux
Tax Freedom Day, 2015
Google Agonistes
Agonizing over Sports Teams’ Mascot Names
Professor Gruber Strikes Again

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