“Getting the Balance Right”

Thoughts on a free market economy….

“Getting the Right Balance”

By Phyllis Hunsinger

October 1, 2015

“There is so much at stake in getting the balance right between government regulation and marketplace freedom—and yet our educational system increasingly fails to teach our young people the fundamental workings of the free enterprise system, the system of checks and balances that restrains government from abusing its power, and the crucial role of competition and capital formation to keep our economy healthy.”  These are the words of John S. Hendricks, the founder …

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Education and Return on Investment

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…

“Education and Return on Investment”

By Phyllis Hunsinger

September 1, 2015

September is generally thought of as “Back-to-School” time; although some schools are now beginning classes earlier.  At any rate by September, the hallways and classrooms are filled with students needing to be taught and teachers wanting to teach.    The benefits of a good education are legendary in the literature, but let’s look at only one facet of these benefits:  economics.

In the study of economics there exists a profitability measure that evaluates the …

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