Atlas Economic Research Foundation

Explaining the broken window fallacy

Do natural disasters, earthquakes or wars stimulate an economy and create growth? Did World War II get the United States out of the Great Depression? In this video, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation’s Bastiat Legacy Project, using Frédéric Bastiat’s parable of the broken window, explains the fallacy of the argument.

Patrick Michaels discussed peer review of climate data

The Atlas Foundation is out with another video is Patrick Michaels of the Cato Institute on the ClimateGate scandal, the lack of review of data produced by purveyors of this junk science:

Atlas Foundation talks with Patrick Michaels

Austin Petersen of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation recently spoke with the Cato Institute’s Patrick Michaels on Climategate, the leaked e-mails from the Climatic Research Unit that have caused such an uproar:


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