Posts Tagged ‘homeland security’

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    Too Safe?

    Sep 13, 11 • 98 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Debates, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Assume for a moment that you have to decide whether to install body scanners at every airport in the U.S. Knowing a decision to proceed will make everyone safer, you say, “Yes.” But, what if you first were told that there was a 1 in 3.5 million...

  • Insecurity about Homeland Security Spending

    Jan 14, 10 • 106 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    I recommend looking at the 2005 American Enterprise Institute paper on homeland security spending at: http://psweb.sbs.ohio-state.edu/faculty/jmueller/DERUGY.PDF Providing insight about where, how, and why approximately $44 billion is being spent, the report...