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                                                         W. Ken Farr, Professor of Economics          433 Atkinson Hall
                                                   Department of Economics & Finance         
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
                                                            Georgia College & State University          
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What is Economics?

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Visualizing the Growth of Federal Regulation Since 1950

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Dr. W. Ken Farr

GCSU Economics and Finance Department

Fall 2014

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What's a degree worth?  (8/2011)
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Interesting Articles

 

A Better Stimulus Plan for the Economy?
Africa:  A Tragic Continent 
(10/2014) 
America's Budding Tyrants
 (5/2014)
A Minority View:  Academic Dishonesty
An Old "New" Program  (11/2013)  
A Nobel Prize for Showing That Freedom Works (10/2009)  
 A Post-Post Office World    (4/2013)  

A Real State of the Union  (2/2013)  
A Return to Keynes?  (10/2013)  
Almost Everything We're Taught is Wrong    (8/2011)
An Unusual Economy   (8/2011)
Back to the Future? 
(9/2011)
Back to the Future: Part II   (9/2011)  
Battle of the Sexes  (8/2013)  
Caring Enough to Say NO to Minimum Wage Madness (1/2014)  
Climate Catastrophe  (12/2014) 
Clinton Myths  (9/2012)  
 Congress' Financial Mess  
Control Freaks 
(11/2014) 
Crumbling Constitution 
(10/2014) 
Economic Mobility  (3/2013)  
Economic Myths and Irrelevancy (11/2009)  
Energy Manipulation   (8/2013)    
Escaping "Government" Schools  (10/2013)  
Fiscal Cliff Notes  (12/2012)  
Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II  (12/2012)   
Foreign Trade Angst
 Fraud in Academia

Free to Choose   (6/2010)  
Free to Choose (Condensed Book by Milton & Rose Friedman)
Gas Myths  (6/2013)  
Global Warming  (3/2015) 
Good News  (5/2014)  
Government Gone Bad  (12/2012)  
Governments Don't Create Prosperity  (9/2011)
Governments Make Us Poor  (10/2011)
Great Myths of the the Great Depression  
Greed  
(10/2012)  
Health 'Reform' Gets a Failing Grade  (11/2009)  
Historical Ignorance  (7/2015)  Description: New
Income Inequality  (1/2014)  
I love Greed  (1/2012)  
 Influence Peddling
 Is College Worth It?
Is Seasteading the Future?  
(2/2011)
Job Destruction Makes Us Richer   (7/2011)
Legal Obedience  (8/2011)  
Let's Help Academia Destroy Itself  (3/2013)  
Make Trade, Not War  (9/2013)  
Mascot Politics  (1/2011)
 Minimum Wage Equals Minimum Jobs

Myths About Capitalism   (4/2010)
Obama's Green-Jobs Fantasies  (3/2011)
Parasites (2/2015)  
Place Your Bets (12/2014) 
Ponzi! Ponzi! Ponzi!   (9/2011)
 Presidents Can't Manage the Economy  
Progress 
(7/2015)  Description: New
Privatize Everything  
(11/2013)  
Price Versus Cost   (4/2013)  
Politics vs. Economics  (9/2011)
Poverty (10/2014) 
Profits are for People  (10/2011)
Reflections on the Passing Scene
 (12/2010)
Rhetoric Rides Again:  Taxes & Politics  (12/2010)
Risky Business  (8/2012)  
Same as the Old Boss?  (1/2011)
School Competition Rescues Kids  (10/2011)
Self-Inflicted Poverty  
(2/2011)
Self-Governance Works 
(10/2009)  
Shepherds and Sheep (2/2013) 
Signs of the Times (Velocity & Inflation)  (7/2010)
Social Security Disaster  (10/2011)  
Spontaneous Order  (2.2015) 
Strangling Life   (7/2013)  
Student Who Get It!   (3/2011)  
Sublet My People Go!  (5/2013) 
Taxes & Politics   (4/2011)
Taxing the Rich  (9/2010)  
Taxing the Poor  (12/2012)  
The Brass Standard  (9/2012)  
The Stupidity of "Buy American"   (11/2011)
Too Much Higher Education (9/2011)  
To Government, Every Penny is Sacred  (2/2013) 
The Double Standard About Journalists' Bias (11/2009)
 The Economics of College (I) 
 The Economics of College (II)
 The Economics of College (III)
 The Ethanol Hoax
The Financial Mess in the US and Europe 
(9/2011)  
The Honesty Gap  (3/2015) 
The Inequality Bogeyman   (1/2014)  
 The Law  (short book--excellent read)
The Money Hole  
(6/2011)
The Money of Fools
 (9/2010)
The 'Ponzi' Sound Bite 
(9/2011)
The 'Progressive' Legacy  (2/2012)
The 'Progressive' Legacy: Part II  (2/2012)
The 'Progressive' Legacy:  Part III  (2/2012)
The Road to Serfdom 
(short book--excellent read)
The US Tax System:  Who Really Pays? (8/2012)  
The War on Drugs:  Because Prohibition  Worked so Well  
(8/2012) 
There Ought Not To Be A Law   (8/2012)  
Throw the Rascals Out?  (11/2013)  
Throw the Rascals Out?:  Part II  (11/2013)    
Uncertainty and the Slow Recover  (01/2010)
U.S. Income Inequality:  It's Not so Bad  (8/2010)  
We are the Idiots   (5/2013) 
What’s Rule of Law  (12/2014) 
What’s Fair?  (3/2015)  Description: New
 What Are the Odds of a Depression?
What our Constitution Permits  (1/2011)
What's Michael Moore Talking About? (10/2011)
What Will they Learn?  (10/2011)  
Wimps vs. Barbarians  (5/2013) 
YouTube Video (Hayek vs. Keynes)  (02/2010)  VERY FUNNY!
Capitalism (Friedman) (1970s)  (9/2010)

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