Ruger on Zingales on Crony Capitalism

My sometime coauthor William Ruger has a piece in The American Conservative on Luigi Zingales' A Capitalism for the People. He compares Zingales to early Chicago School economist Henry Simons in his willingness to consider unconventional remedies to crony capitalism, lack of competition, and "bigness" more generally: Fast forward to today, and we see another … Continue reading Ruger on Zingales on Crony Capitalism

Pinewood Derby and the Future of Capitalism

We have been working on Pinewood Derby cars for Cub Scouts.  My own Cub Scout has been bugging me about every 5 minutes for the past month to work on his car.  It is, fortunately, mostly done now.  My son can be very intense. Tears are a possibility. A few years ago another son was … Continue reading Pinewood Derby and the Future of Capitalism