From the Cover

Development & Housing

Can ‘Planning’ Deregulate Land Use?

To overcome NIMBY politics and housing constraints, urban areas should consider binding, comprehensive, citywide plans.

Securities & Exchange

Insider Trading: There Oughta Be a Law — or Not

A recent appeals court ruling has Congress thinking about adopting a European approach to insider trading.

Crime & Public Safety

‘Bootleggers’ and Gun Control

Domestic firearms manufacturing has been a major beneficiary of gun control.

Health & Medicine

The Dangers of ‘Public Health’

What was once a concern about public goods has transformed into a social crusade with a political agenda.

Insurance & Liability

The Unintended Effects of Government‐​Subsidized Weather Insurance

These programs are a boon to the wealthy and encourage development in disaster‐​prone areas.

Final Word