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Mises Weekends: Paul-Martin Foss on the Journey From Ron Paul's Office to the Carl Menger Center

BlogMarch 27, 2015

Jeff Deist and Paul-Martin Foss discuss Ron Paul's years fighting the Federal Reserve, why Carl Menger still matters, and why the Beltway types are wrong when they want to tinker with—rather...

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Skyscraper Curse

"In other words, you cannot accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by looking at either the announcement or the completion of the world’s tallest building"

BlogMarch 27, 2015

"In other words, you cannot accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by looking at either the announcement or the completion of the world’s tallest building"

 

So...

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Mises Daily Friday: Brazil — Victim of Vulgar Keynesianism

BlogMarch 27, 2015

Mises Daily Friday by Antony Mueller:

Brazil's government has long been devoted to the idea that more government spending will create more economic prosperity. For a time, it seemed to work, but now...

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Europeans Overcoming Their Apoplithorismosphobia

BlogMarch 26, 2015

Europeans have long been fearful of the prospects of price deflation, but now that it has arrived they have embraced it.

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A Reality Check on Defense Spending

BlogMarch 26, 2015

Time reports that Rand Paul has come out in favor of a sizable boost to defense spending.

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Yellen--Fed Trys to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates

Fed Tries to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates by a 1/4 of 1%

BlogMarch 26, 2015

The Fed has been messing with interest rates for a century and suddenly they have forgotten how to raise interest rates?

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How Big Is Government in the United States?

BlogMarch 26, 2015

How big is government in the United States? The answer depends on the concept used to define its size.

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Money Emergence in Video Game Worlds

BlogMarch 25, 2015

One great thing about innovation in gaming is that the more complex and realistic games get, the more they begin to mirror real-world economic principles.

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Klein: Payday Loans Are a Market Response to Government Regulation

BlogMarch 24, 2015

Peter Klein explains: "Indeed, it is previous government regulation in the consumer finance industry that has, in part, led to the rapid growth of the very payday lending practices so reviled by critics."...

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Join Us in the NYC Area

BlogMarch 24, 2015

Register here for our upcoming Mises Circle in Stamford, Connecticut, on Thursday, May 7....

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