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Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Friday
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How America gave up on free markets:

In this Dean's Speaker Series, Thomas Philippon discusses his book, The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets, and the decline of competition in the United States.


Big business is overcharging you $5,000 a year: Consolidation is great for corporations — and bad for almost everyone else.


The Great Resignation is becoming a “great midlife crisis”: Older, more tenured people are increasingly quitting their jobs.


Highest inflation in America is punishing a Texas town and its residents: Midland, Texas, is used to booms and busts. But even here, prices are shocking the local economy — and the Fed may not be able to help.


For tens of millions of Americans, the good times are right now: Their houses are piggy banks, their retirement accounts are up and their bosses are eager to please. When the boom ends, everything will change.


Home prices could fall in some US cities. Here's where and why:

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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.