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Economist de Soto wins Friedman Prize

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Peruvian economist and author Hernando de Soto is the winner of this year's $500,000 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty.

Critics: Health savings accounts flawed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Health savings accounts, hailed by conservatives as a way to reduce healthcare costs and make consumers more thrifty by requiring them to spend their own money upfront, instead could result in people foregoing necessary medical treatment, critics say.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

The Bear's Lair: Can they be dumb again?-I

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- "FDR's folly" (Jim Powell, Crown Forum, $27.50) demonstrates, by use of economic rather than political analysis, that the majority of New Deal policies (and of president Herbert Hoover's economic policies) were counterproductive, and prolonged the Great D
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2003 with 153 to follow.
By United Press International

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Think tanks wrap-up-1

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Analysis: Deflated Greenspan

"The probability of an unwelcome substantial fall in inflation, though minor, exceeds that of a pickup in inflation."
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

The Bottom Line: 'Covering EUR Shorts'

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- Earlier this year, "The Bottom Line" took a skeptical look at the process of European Union expansion and wondered aloud whether investors might not be better off putting their money around and outside the EU than in it.
GREGORY FOSSEDAL, Special to UPI

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 28, 2003

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press

Profile: The world of Allan Meltzer

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Given the breadth and substance of Allan Meltzer's contribution to economics, his claim to have invented a new variety of the discipline isn't far from the truth.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Global View: 2003, another fine mess

QUERETARO, Mexico, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- "Here's another fine mess you've gotten me into," Oliver Hardy was wont to say to Stan Laurel. In 2003 the high hopes a new year brings are likely swiftly to gi
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Idea to consider: Human capital contracts

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Human capital contracts -- a novel but untested type of instrument for financing higher education -- could help attract more private money to the college financing sector and fill in existing gaps there, according to a recent paper from the libertarian Ca
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