"In spite of our shortcomings, our pride, our inconstancy, God loves us and has promised that 'as often as my people repent will I forgive them their trespasses against me.'"
Phasing out subsidies for energy: good. Phasing out politically unpopular sources of energy: bad.
Ancient prophets on the American continent testified of the Savior centuries before His birth.
Overturning the status quo requires meeting a greater burden of proof than does simply maintaining it.
An external locus of control predicts depression.
Sex has a non-zero impact on the educational outcomes (and, by extension, career choices) of boys and girls.
In which Amtrak gets away with securities fraud.
The calculus then becomes how many deaths we are willing to tolerate before the cost in lives exceeds the benefit we receive from automobiles.
This citation bias toward "favor men" studies seems to indicate a preference among social scientists for the "women are victims" narrative that is quite prevalent on the political left. At the very least, it suggests a predilection for the career-advancing attention garnered by such findings.
Transaction costs function just like any other cost--they ration the willingness of an individual to engage in some activity. They can take the form of financial costs, or, as in Dr. Boudreaux's example, they can take the form of inconvenience. In either form, they exact a cost above and beyond the price of the good or service one is purchasing.