The Guild-ed Age The Blue Model’s War on the Young
It turns out yet another pillar of blue model labor economics—onerous occupational licensing rules—hit youth hardest.
The Guild-ed Age Will California Lead the Way on Licensing?
One of the more insidious ways that insiders have rigged the economy against less-skilled workers over the past generation is by imposing licensing requirements for working class jobs.
The Guild-ed Age Texas Doctors’ Guild Fights Progress
The medical board in Texas is restricting telemedicine even further. When medical guilds succeed in stopping innovation, America loses.
The Guild-ed Age A Loss for Crony Capitalism in 2014
An entrepreneur won an important victory against crony capitalism in Kentucky this year, the first of its kind in a long while. Here’s to more of the same in 2015.
The Guild-ed Age Hey, Ho, Licensing Rules Have Got to Go
Licensing regulations are keeping small businesses down and entrepreneurs out of important sectors. We need to grease the wheels of the service economy, not erect barriers in front of it.