Benjamin Powell, Ph.D. - Texas Tech University - The Independent Institute - Lubbock, Texas ( TX )
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12/20/13 - Pope Francis's Erroneous Economic Pontifications Huffington Post
12/12/13 - Krugman Contra Krugman on the Minimum Wage? Huffington Post
10/18/13 - A U.S. Worker Shortage Calls For ´Red Card´ Immigration Reform Forbes
10/7/13 - All I Am Saying, Is Give Shutdown a Chance Huffington Post
9/6/13 - The Attack on U.S. Property Rights Continues Huffington Post
6/16/13 - Immigration Reform -- The Time for Free Trade Huffington Post
5/2/13 - Sweatshops In Bangladesh Improve The Lives Of Their Workers, And Boost Growth Forbes
4/12/13 - Happy Tax Freedom Day? Huffington Post
2/20/13 - Minimum Wage Merry Go Round Huffington Post
1/23/13 - U.S. Recognition Doesn't Bode Well for Somalia Huffington Post
11/21/12 - Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims' Real Lesson Huffington Post
11/5/12 - A Government Imposed Disaster: Price Controls in the Wake of Sandy Huffington Post
10/29/12 - Occupy Wall Street: A One Year Retrospective Huffington Post
9/19/12 - U.S. Economic Freedom Plunges Huffington Post
8/21/12 - Zoning Stifles Civil Society Huffington Post
5/17/12 - The Law of Unintended Consequences: Georgia's Immigration Law Backfires Forbes
4/11/12 - Time to End Our Unwinnable Drug War Daily Caller
4/10/12 - Realtors 'Clean House' by Stifling the Competition (with Evgeny Vorotnikov) Boston Herald.
1/29/12 - Spur redevelopment by abolishing RDAs The Sacramento Bee
12/15/12 - Payroll Tax Political Theater The Daily Caller
11/20/12 - Why Is Immigration Illegal Anyway? Birmingham News
9/1/2011 - Gov't Is a Job Killer, Not Creator Investor's Business Daily
3/8/2009 - Avoid Japan's Mistakes Washington Times
11/25/2008 - The Pilgrims' Real Thanksgiving Lesson Alexandria Daily Town Talk, Advocate-Messenger, Hillsdale Daily News, Current-Argus
11/1/2007 - Affordability Disaster Wrapped in Blue Ribbon The Oakland Tribune
3/16/2007 - St. Paddy's Day Lesson for Arizona The Independent Institute
2/6/2007 - Deregulate Health Insurance The Independent Institute
12/22/2006 - Somali Anarchy Is More Orderly than Somali Government The Independent Institute
12/7/2006 - Banning Wal-Mart Is Bad for San Diego The Independent Institute
10/5/2006 - Trade Deficit Is Really A Capital Surplus Investor's Business Daily
10/4/2006 - Prop. 87: Paying at the Pump and Misdirecting Innovation The Independent Institute
6/21/2006 - Minimum Wage--Maximum Nonsense Daily News (Los Angeles)
5/30/2006 - Eminent Domain Roulette Investor's Business Daily
4/26/2006 - More Anti-Wal-Mart Hysteria The Providence Journal, Columbus Business First, East Bay Business Times
4/4/2006 - How To Reform Immigration Laws Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Cincinnati Enquirer
3/10/2006 - Cable TV Restrictions Are Anti-Consumer The Independent Institute
2/27/2006 - Stop Aiding Dictators Press-Enterprise, The Providence Journal (Rhode Island)
2/13/2006 - U.S. Money Aids World's Worst Dictators The Independent Institute
1/11/2006 - State of the State Despair Los Angeles Daily News
12/22/2005 - The Pseudo Economic Problems of Immigration San Diego Union-Tribune, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, Providence Journal
10/26/2005 - Bush Names a New Federal Reserve Chairman—But Do We Really Need the Fed? The Independent Institute
9/16/2005 - CAFTA “Free Trade” Agreement Is a Sweet Deal for Special Interests Sacramento Business Journal
9/13/2005 - Telecom Mergers are Part of the Competitive Process San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal
9/13/2005 - Legislating Price Controls Won't Aid Katrina Recovery Orlando Business Journal
8/8/2005 - Making Sense of High Housing Prices Columbus Business First
8/2/2005 - Don't Get into a Lather over Sweatshops Christian Science Monitor
7/22/2005 - California Cannot Afford the State's New Budget Daily News of Los Angeles, East Bay Business Times, San Jose/ Silicon Valley Business Journal
6/29/2005 - Africa Needs Investment, Not Insanity Investor's Business Daily
6/7/2005 - Third World Work in the Apparel Industry: No Sweat? East Valley Tribune, Scottsdale Tribune (AZ)
5/18/2005 - Immigration Reform that Both Sides Can Support San Francisco Business Times, Phoenix Business Journal
4/4/2005 - “Bush League” Trade Policy The Scottsdale Tribune, The East Valley Tribune
3/28/2005 - It's Time to End Farm Subsidies Investor's Business Daily
2/28/2005 - Don't Regulate Cyber Security San Diego Union-Tribune, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
2/11/2005 - State of the Union Double Speak San Jose Business Journal
1/31/2005 - Doubling Aid Will Not Help World's Poor East Valley Tribune (AZ)
1/18/2005 - New General Plan Proposal Will Not Make Housing More Affordable The Independent Institute
1/15/2005 - It's Time to Retire California’s Politicized Pension System The Providence Journal (RI)
12/8/2004 - Government Legislation: A Bad Idea for Baseball Investor's Business Daily
11/25/2004 - The Pilgrims' Real Thanksgiving Lesson Charlotte Observer, The San Diego Union-Tribune
11/22/2004 - Inclusionary Zoning Makes Housing Less Affordable San Francisco Business Times
10/22/2004 - Low-Skilled Workers Lose with Higher Minimum Wage San Francisco Business Times
10/8/2004 - Two Gaming Propositions Are Losing Bets East Bay Business Times
10/1/2004 - San Jose Should Abolish Its Housing Affordability Requirements Silicon Valley Biz Ink
9/9/2004 - Proposed Off-Shoring Bills Would Harm the Bay Area's Economy The Independent Institute
8/18/2004 - How to Make Monterey County More Affordable King City Rustler, Soledad Bee, Greenfield News, Gonzales Tribune, Watsonville Register-Pajaronian (Monterey County)
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Texas Tech University, Executive Director, The Free Market Institute
The Indpendent Institute, Senior Fellow
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