Author Archives: F. E. Guerra-Pujol

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.

Blade Runner redux

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the release of the original Blade Runner film (1982), I am reposting my 2011 paper “Clones and the Coase Theorem“, which I co-authored with my colleague and friend Orlando Martinez. (Shout out to Daniel … Continue reading

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What did the Feds find in Melania’s closet?

The Mar-A-Lago search warrant materials were recently unsealed and are available here. Under the label “Property to be seized” (see Attachment B on page 4) is the following statement: “All physical documents and records constituting evidence, contraband, fruits of crime, … Continue reading

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Bet on it

That is the name of a new and contrarian libertarian blog my colleague and friend Bryan Caplan, an economics professor at George Mason; check it out here.

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Farewell Jamaica!

Below are some memories from my visit to my wife’s beloved and beautiful birthplace:

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Street art in Kingston, Jamaica

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Three legends

The sultry and suggestive song “Go Down Deh” features three living legends from Jamaica: dancehall artist Sean Paul; Reggae musician Shaggy; and the Queen of Dancehall, Spice. Enjoy!

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Should Jamaica become a republic?

By way of background, the first country in the English-speaking Caribbean to become a republic was Guyana (1970), followed by Trinidad and Tobago (1976), Dominica (1978), and Barbados (2021). Although Jamaica has been an independent country for 60 years, Queen … Continue reading

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Is it too late to stop or repeal or rename the Inflation Reduction Act?

Is Tyler Cowen the last remaining intellectually-honest economist in the world? Check out his devastating critique of the new climate and taxes bill. (See also his previous comment, pictured below, about the misnamed bill.) Among other things, the electric vehicle … Continue reading

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Average price of a bottle of Heineken beer in Europe

Although I prefer Jamaica’s Red Stripe beer over Heineken, check out the infographic pictured below (hat tip: u/acecruze) or this chart compiled by a website called GlobalProductPrices.com. Does this infographic tend to confirm or disconfirm Adam Smith’s concept of a … Continue reading

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Greetings from Jamaica, the third largest island in the Caribbean (fifth largest by population). My family and I are taking an end-of-summer vacation (my teaching duties resume in less than two weeks), visiting family and friends, and celebrating the 60th … Continue reading

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