Category: Opinion

Problems with creating and using models

By Kevin Roche The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington has put together a variety of coronavirus data and projections, which have come to be widely relied upon by policymakers.   (IMHE Page)   I am not…

The tyranny of the experts continued

By Kevin Roche Last week I wrote a post regarding the dangers of allowing experts with narrow perspectives to dictate public policy.  Others, including futurist George Gilder, have written on the same theme.   (Gilder Post)    There are many reasons…

Bureaucrats can’t fix this

by Frank Shostak In the midst of the emerging economic chaos triggered by the COVID-19 coronavirus, individuals are seeking answers from governments as to how to prevent the emerging economic disaster. Most economic experts are sympathetic to this and are…