• Podcast

    HeadLocke 032: The Future of Health Care

    November 15, 2018
    Voters are concerned about the cost and quality of health care. Association health plans, retail clinics, urgent care clinics, telemedicine, and direct primary care practices address the widespread desire for convenient, low-cost, and high-quality insurance options and delivery of care.
  • John Locke Update

    How Early American Socialism Nearly Starved Thanksgiving

    November 15, 2018
    Reportedly, Americans are more interested in socialism now. How much that is actually true, I don’t know. Media political reporting today contains so much projection, it’s hard to tell. Also,…
  • John Locke Update

    Thankful for North Carolina Farmers

    November 15, 2018
    It is hard to imagine what would be on tables this Thanksgiving if it were not for North Carolina farmers. Because of expanding supplies of both turkeys and sweet potatoes,…
  • John Locke Update

    Why Are We Running Out of Tuna, But Not Turkeys?

    November 15, 2018
    In the United States, there are between 45 and 46 million turkeys killed each year by profit-seeking farmers for consumption at Thanksgiving dinners around the country. In total, about 245…
  • John Locke Update

    Thanksgiving in the Public Schools

    November 15, 2018
    You may remember celebrating Thanksgiving by tracing your hand to create the outline of a turkey and hearing the story of the harvest meal celebrated by Pilgrims and American Indians…
  • John Locke Update

    Are Millennials Ruining Primary Care?

    November 15, 2018
    Modern America has a craving for goods and services that are supplied instantaneously. If we want food, we order it, and it is brought to our doors with Uber eats.
  • John Locke Update

    Remembering World War I

    November 15, 2018
    Just over one hundred years ago—on November 11th, 1918—Germany signed the Armistice that brought World War I to an end. Propagandists’ high-flown rhetoric notwithstanding (“the war to end all wars,”…
  • Event

    The Market For Neighborhoods

    November 14, 2018
    Salim will present an understanding of housing markets and land use regulation grounded in institutional economics. Instead of viewing housing as an interchangeable commodity, Mercatus Center research emphasizes the overlapping institutions…
  • Person

    Salim Furth

    November 14, 2018
    Salim Furth is a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He studies regional, urban, and macroeconomic trends and policies. Previously, he has worked at the…