Gary Becker

Gary Becker

American eonomist
Even a wizard would have a great deal of difficulty repealing the economic law that higher minimum wages reduce employment. Since politicians are not wizards, they should not try.More Gary Becker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Along with others, I have tried to pry economists away from narrow assumptions about self interest. Behavior is driven by a much richer set of values and preferences.More Gary Becker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only the starting point of systematic analysis, for alone they do not yield many interesting implications.More Gary Becker quotes [10/12/2011 10:10:31]
I was not sympathetic to the assumption that criminals had radically different motivations from everyone else.More Gary Becker quotes [10/12/2011 10:10:22]
Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types of punishment because they are more efficient. With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State.More Gary Becker quotes [10/12/2011 10:10:18]

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