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Cheng Chui Ping, “Mother Of All Snakeheads”, Dies: Villain Or Hero?

This grandmother sold tickets to a better life. Sorry about the prison term. From the NYT: A Smuggler of Immigrants Dies in Prison, but Is Praised in Chinatown (See previous posts on immigration) The Gentleman Economist has yet to be persuaded … Continue reading

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Markets Work: Gaza Tunnel Edition

From the NYT:  Delivering KFC by Tunnel, Not Too Fast but Satisfying Break out for take-out There are more than 18,000 KFC outlets in 120 countries.  I’ve enjoyed their chicken in both China (cheap) and Tel Aviv (expensive).  Now it … Continue reading

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