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Tyler A. Watts

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Tyler Watts earned his PhD in economics at George Mason University in 2010. He currently teaches economics at East Texas Baptist University and runs the Institute for Economic Education (see YouTube channel here), a public outreach focused on integrating economics with a Biblical worldview and providing unique teaching tools for high school and college economics students.

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Demagoguery vs. Data on Employment in America

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

03/15/2016Mises Wire
While fewer people work in manufacturing jobs today, American workers make more stuff than ever before, thanks to huge strides in productivity. Meanwhile, many people working in the much-maligned service sector make more than those still in manufacturing.
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The "Buy-Local" Canard

The EnvironmentFree Markets

05/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
In fact, when people take "buy local" seriously, they are setting the stage for absurd and potentially tragic economic results.
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No Policy, Just Rents: An Insider’s Perspective on US Agricultural Subsidies

03/15/2011Audio/Video
Session on Economics Policy. Recorded March 11, 2011, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [18:13]
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Sustainability: An Assault on Economics

The EnvironmentMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyPricesValue and Exchange

12/08/2009Audio/Video
Ah, the greens. They're not just treehuggers anymore. They've been browbeating us to recycle, eat soy, save energy, drive less, ride the bus, and a thousand other ways to "act local" for many years now, writes Tyler A. Watts. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Gennady Stolyarov II.
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Sustainability: An Assault on Economics

The EnvironmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPrices

12/04/2009Mises Daily Articles
"A lesson in basic economics should suffice to defend against the sustainists' attack."
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