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Keep Calm and Call the IMF

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

A new deal with the International Monetary Fund is in the books for Ukraine. ...

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Sumner versus Cowen on Monetary Policy: Round 1

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

Over  at EPJ Bob Wenzel offers an interesting take on market monetarist Scott Sumner's dismissive critique of contrarian Tyler Cowen's  position that "monetary...

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Carl Menger Died 94 Years Ago Today

BlogFebruary 26, 2015
Despite the many illustrious forerunners in its six-hundred year prehistory, Carl Menger (1840-1921) was the true and sole founder of the Austrian school of economics proper. He merits this title if for no other reason than that he created the system of value and price theory that constitutes the...

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What to Write for Mises Daily

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

When it comes to writing articles, not all topics are created equal. ...

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No "Liquidity" for Farmers

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

Legendary investor Jim Rogers has advocated buying farmland and agricultural commodities for years, but Reuters has an...

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Update From DC: James Bovard Examines the Current 'Austerity'

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

Federal spending has soared by almost 20 percent since 2008. Yet, to hear Mr. Obama, one would think federal employees are forced to sell pencils on Constitution Avenue to raise funds to finance their bureaucratic salvation missions.

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Mises Daily Thursday: The Net Neutrality Scam

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

Mises Daily Thursday:

Politicians are telling us that we need the government to ensure "neutrality" in how broadband resources are allocated. However, not only is neutrality in allocation impossible, the effort...

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Ebeling: Consumers' Sovereignty, and Natural vs. Contrived Scarcity

BlogFebruary 26, 2015
One of the great myths about the capitalist system is the presumption that businessmen make profits at the expense of the consumers and workers in society. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Mises Daily Wednesday: What To Do While Waiting to End the Fed

BlogFebruary 25, 2015

Mises Daily Wednesday: The ideal reform is always the elimination of the Fed and other central banks. But given the fact that Austrians understand the monetary system better than others, it's important that...

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Austrian Student Scholars Conference

BlogFebruary 23, 2015

I just returned from the Austrian Student Scholars Conference at Grove City College and boy, I was impressed.

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