Posts Tagged ‘John Stuart Mill’

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    Tax Payers and Entitlement Receivers

    Sep 16, 10 • 107 Views • Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, Government, Households, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    I wonder if we should be concerned. Lecture 32 of “Thinking About Capitalism” from the Teaching Company looks at John Stuart Mill (1806-1873), James M. Buchanan (1919-  ), and Mancur Olson (1932-1998). Concerned with the impact of democracy...

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    From Mill to Obama

    Apr 29, 10 • 117 Views • Economic Thinkers, Government, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Yesterday, President Obama briefly said that some salaries on Wall Street were more than anyone should earn.  Approximately 160 years ago, John Stuart Mill responded by saying that he wanted to encourage work. Consequently, instead of limiting salaries...