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My Thoughts on Technology and Government

(April 29, 2012 07:28 AM, by Arnold Kling) Thanks to Bryan for highlighting and hosting Tyler Cowen's paper. My thoughts: 1. For a long time, I've thought that the technologies of the industrial revolution favored centralization, while the technologies of the information revolution shift the balance somewhat more... (0 COMMENTS)
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