Popular Articles by David R. Henderson

Home Economics (Book Review)  Review of Bill Bryson, “At Home: A Short History of Private Life,” Hoover Policy Review, Feb. 2011, No. 165.

Partly Right on the Crisis (Book Review)  Review of Raghuram G. Rajan, “Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy” and Laurence J. Kotlikoff, “Jimmy Stewart is Dead: Ending the World’s Ongoing Financial Plague with Limited Purpose Banking,” Regulation, Winter 2010-2011, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 49-53.

The Conquest of the United States by Militant Islam  The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty. December 2010.

Good on Taxes, Bad on Trade (Book Review)  Review of Glenn Hubbard and Peter Navarro, “Seeds of Destruction,” Hoover Policy Review, December 2010, No. 164.

The Decline in Civil Liberties The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty. September 2010.

Forgotten Lines The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty. May 2010.

The Balance-of-Payments Deficit- Not to Worry The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty.  January/February 2010.

Why Everyone Read Samuelson  Wall Street Journal. December 14, 2009.

A Nobel for Practical Economics Wall Street Journal. October 12, 2009.

War Is Good for the Economy - Isn't It?  Antiwar.com, March 6, 2006

Making Great Decisions in Business and Life  Tech Central Station, March 1, 2006

I Don't Have to Fight You  Antiwar.com, February 20, 2006

Why Libertarians Should be Critical of War  Antiwar.com, February 9, 2006

Conversation with a US Military Officer  Antiwar.com, January 23, 2006

Uncle Miltie's Ugly Fed Lesson  Tech Central Station, January 26, 2006

Milton and David Friedman on Military Intervention  Antiwar.com, January 9, 2006

Let's Keep Our Eyes on the Prize  Antiwar.com, December 26, 2005

The Coming $100 Laptop Tragedy  Tech Central Station, November 29, 2005

Adam Smith's Economic Case Against Imperialism  Antiwar.com, November 28, 2005

Data Never Tell A Story; They Must Be Interpreted  Tech Central Station, November 18, 2005

Is a Windfall Profits Tax a Good Idea?  Tech Central Station, November 15, 2005

An Economist's Case Against an Interventionist Foreign Policy  Antiwar.com, November 14, 2005

Who is 'We'?  Antiwar.com, November 3, 2005

What Game Theory Can Tell Us About Terrorism  Antiwar.com, October 17, 2005

Do Antitrust Laws Protect Consumers?  Tech Central Station, August 2, 2005

Results Oriented  Tech Central Station, June 20, 2005

The Social Security Trust Fund is Irrelevant (or How Al Gore Was Right)  Tech Central Station, May 4, 2005

The PayPal Wars  Tech Central Station, March 14, 2005

Clear Thinking About Vioxx - The risk is not what you think  Reason Magazine, January 3, 2005

Grey Matter Tech Central Station, November 19, 2004

A Nobel Tiger In The Tail  Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2004

Hidden Drug-Reimport Potential  The Washington Times, February, 2004

The Reluctant Activist, or Not Only Can You Fight City Hall, You Can Actually Win  lewrockwell.com, January, 2004

How a Law is Made- A Real-World Lesson in Civics  lewrockwell.com, November 21, 2003

Supporting the Drug War Supports Terrorists  Hoover Digest, May 20, 2003

Pigs At the Trough?  Uncommon Knowledge - PBS, March 20, 2003

A Case for Not Invading Iraq  The Independent Institute, January 28, 2003

Why A Canadian-U.S. Union is a Bad Idea  CanadiansInTheUS.com, January 3, 2003

An Invasion Without Guns, And A Welcome One  Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2002

Letter in Response to Al Quaeda's Fantasy Ideology  Hoover Policy Review, December, 2002

Mr. White House Counsel, meet the Constitution  San Francisco Chronicle, September 10, 2002

Iraq After Suddam Hussein  National Public Radio, August 19, 2002

Drug War Supports Terrorists  Charlotte Observer, May 7, 2002

What Part of 'No Law' Doesn't Congress Get?  New York Post, March 20, 2002

What Part of “No Law” Doesn’t Congress Get?  Hoover Digest, March 11, 2002

Should Uncle Sam Pay Victim Compensation to 9:11 Families?  Christian Science Monitor, January 4, 2002

Organs For Sale?  San Francisco Chronicle, December 28, 2001

The Economics of War  San Francisco Chronicle, November 28, 2001

A Legal Trade  San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 2001

What The Nobel Economists Missed  Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2001

Meet the Street- An Economist Argues Against Federal Bailouts  The Street.com, October 10, 2001

Who Pays for the Patients' Bill of Rights?  Hoover Digest, October 1, 2001

Free Trade and Sweatshops  San Francisco Chronicle, June 2001

Two Good Reasons for a Tax Cut  Hoover Digest, April 2, 2001

California Steamin'  Hoover Digest, 2001

Famous First Bubbles (Book Review)  Review of Peter Garber, “Famous First Bubbles,” The Milken Institute Review, Fall 2000

Make Money off my Sickness...Please  Hoover Digest, August 2000

Save The Environment, and Get Rich (Book Review)  Review of Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins, “Natural Capitalism,” Reason Magazine, July 2000

A Short History of Monopolies  Red Herring Magazine, June 1, 2000

Of Price And Men  Red Herring Magazine, June 1, 2000

What Clinton and Gore Don't Say  Fortune Magazine, May 2000

The Feds, Not the Fed, Are the Problem  Red Herring Magazine, April 1, 2000

Why Silicon Valley is Getting Political  Red Herring Magazine, March 15, 2000

The Case for Sweatshops  The Weekly Standard, February 2000

Does Growth Cause Inflation?  Cato Policy Report, Nov/Dec 1999

How Booming Cannons Hurt Booming Economies  Red Herring Magazine, November 1, 1999

Why The Government's Case Against Microsoft Never Held Water  Red Herring Magazine, October 1999

Building A Global Mess  Financial Post, August 1999

Patent Lather  Red Herring Magazine, August 1, 1999

Perspectives On Gas Prices  San Francisco Chronicle, July 23, 1999

The Information Economy  Red Herring Magazine, June 1, 1999

Telecombat  Red Herring Magazine, May 1, 1999

Research Stimuli  Red Herring Magazine, April 1, 1999

Power Corrupts  Barron's, April 1999

Filthy Lucre Is Good for the Soul (Book Review)  Review of Tyler Cowen, “In Praise of Commercial Culture,” Fortune, April 1999

Government Greed (Book Review)  Review of Amity Shlaes, “The Greedy Hand,” Reason Magazine, April, 1999

Global Warning  Red Herring Magazine, March 1, 1999

Thank You, William H. Meckling  Red Herring Magazine, January 1999

The Voice of Choice  Red Herring Magazine, December 1, 1998

Celebrate Your Wealth  Red Herring Magazine, November 1, 1998

Minimum Wage + $1 = More Poverty  Fortune, October 1998

A Communications Service  Red Herring Magazine, October 1, 1998

Rehabilitating the Supply Side  Fortune, September 1998

How the Markets Beat Marx, Hands Down  Fortune, August 1998

We Won!  Fortune Magazine, August 3, 1998

The Case Against The Microsoft Suit  Red Herring Magazine, August 1, 1998

Lucky Pair (Book Review)  Review of Milton and Rose Friedman, “Two Lucky People,” Reason Magazine, August, 1998

The Entrepreneur as Moral Hero  Red Herring Magazine, July 1, 1998

In Memoriam- Julian Simon  Red Herring Magazine, June 1, 1998

In Memoriam- Yale Brozen  The Freeman, a publication of The Foundation for Economic Education, Inc., June, 1998

Kiss the Emperor's Ring  Red Herring Magazine, April 1, 1998

The Case Against Antitrust  Fortune, April 1998

The Everyday Economics of Politics Everywhere  Red Herring Magazine, March 1, 1998

How Distance Is Dying  Fortune Magazine, March 1998

Risky Governments, Safe Markets  Red Herring Magazine, February 1, 1998

When I Win the Lottery  Red Herring Magazine, January 1, 1998

How Fares The American Worker?  Hoover Digest, 1998 No 4.

Why Economic Sanctions Don’t Work  Hoover Digest, 1998 No. 4

What's Not To Love About A Derivative?  Fortune, December 1997

What Wasn't Making Stocks Boom  Fortune, November 1997

Government- Don't Just Stand There, Undo Something  Speech at Saint Vincent College, November 8, 1997

Kinder, Gentler, Recessions  Red Herring Magazine, November 1, 1997

Day Care- Children vs. Government  NCPA, November 1997

The Legal Assault on Competence and Honesty  The Freeman, October, 1997

Why Our Cuba Policy Is Wrong  Fortune, October 1997

How The Tax Bill Increases Taxes  Fortune, September 1997

Fix Social Security? Why Not Abolish It?  Fortune, September 1997

The Digital Economic Revolution  Red Herring Magazine, September 1, 1997

The Rich – And Poor – Are Getting Richer  Red Herring Magazine, August 1, 1997

Joe Camel- Brought To You By The FTC  Fortune, July 1997

Reply To My Critics  Red Herring Magazine, July 1, 1997

Making Known The Capitalist Ideal (Book Review)  Review of George Reisman, “Capitalism,” IOS Journal, June 1, 1997

The Real Campaign Finance Problem  Red Herring Magazine, June 1, 1997

Why You Can't Fire Anybody- The Invisible Foot Of Government (Book Review)  Review of Walter Olson, “The Excuse Factory: How Employment Law is Paralyzing the American Workplace,” Fortune Magazine, June 1997

Letters and Response (Stemming from Boomer Blues)  Reason Magazine, June, 1997

Do The Right Thing  Red Herring Magazine, May 1, 1997

What Are Price Wars Good For? Absolutely Nothing.  Fortune, May 1997

The Case For Microsoft  Red Herring Magazine, April 1, 1997

The Latest Capitalist Manifesto  Fortune, April 1997

Survival of the Fittest  Red Herring Magazine, March 1, 1997

Four Facts About Taxes  Red Herring Magazine, March 1, 1997

Two Bad Tax Cuts  Fortune, March 1997

Boomer Blues (Book Review)  Review of Peter G. Peterson, “Will America Grow Up Before It Grows Old?,” Reason Magazine, March, 1997

Is There a New Digital Economy of Ideas?  Red Herring Magazine, February 1, 1997

Does Technology Create Jobs?  Red Herring Magazine, January 1, 1997

Personal Savings Accounts Would Be Good For Everyday Workers  AEI, January 1997

Was Lincoln The Father of Big Government? Department of Historical Revisionism  Fortune, December 1996

No Case For Sweatshops  Fortune (Letters to Fortune), December 1996

The Case For Sweatshops  Fortune, October 1996

The Bleak Future of Social Security  Fortune, September 1996

Why Flatter Taxes are Fairer  Fortune, September 1996

The Squabble Over The Minimum Wage  Fortune, July 1996

How I Found Myself Squirming Uncomfortably in Support of Tax-Funded Education Vouchers  The Education Liberator, July 1996

The Sneak-Attack Tax On Seniors  Fortune, March 1996

Fun and Games with Inflation  Fortune, March 1996

The Real Budget Problem  Fortune, October 1995

Antitrust Busters (Book Review)  Review of Fred S. McChesney and William F. Shughart II, ”The Causes and Consequences of Antitrust: The Public Choice Perspective,” Reason Magazine, August 1995

The Case For Small Government  Fortune, June 1995

Values Judgments (Book Review)  Review of Gertrude Himmelfarb, “The De-moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values,” Reason Magazine, June 1995

Coase Encounters (Book Review)  Review of Ronald H. Coase, “Essays on Economics and Economists,” Reason Magazine, July 1994

Capitalism- An Olympic Winner  The Freeman, July, 1992

Sorry Saddam, Oil Embargoes Don't Hurt U.S.  Wall Street Journal, August 29, 1990

Sharing Shortages (Book Review)  Review of George Horwich and David Leo Weimer, “Responding to International Oil Crises,” Regulation Magazine, January 1988

The Patriot Game (Book Review)  Review of Peter Brimelow, “The Patriot Game,” Fortune Magazine, November 23, 1987

Economists and Reality (Book Review)  Review of Arjo Klamer, “Conversations with Economists,” Fortune Magazine, July 9, 1984

An Appreciation of Jim Buchanan  George Mason University