Mises Daily

The Value of Goods of Higher Order

Mises DailyJanuary 11, 2012
There is no necessary connection between the value of present consumer goods and the value of currently available capital goods.

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University Guildsmen and Anticapitalism

Mises DailyJanuary 10, 2012
Might intellectuals harbor so much hostility against the free market because of the precapitalistic guild structure of the modern university?

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Competition and the Economists

Mises DailyJanuary 10, 2012
Later economists messed everything up: narrowing the definition of "competition" and broadening that of "monopoly."

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Defending Kim Kardashian

Mises DailyJanuary 9, 2012
Unlike the government, Kardashian forces no one to purchase her products or services.

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The Problem of Economic Calculation

Mises DailyJanuary 9, 2012
Marxist writers had begun to deal more closely with the problems of regulation within socialism. But they still cautiously avoided the crucial question.

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What Is a Scientific Theory?

Mises DailyJanuary 6, 2012
Absolute certainty in science can only be acquired by discovering propositions about the world that can be known to be true a priori.

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The Greatest Economic Charity

Mises DailyJanuary 6, 2012
Mises's main renown is as an economist. Yet to me he is a charitable person even more than an economist.

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Joseph Stiglitz's Market-Failure Myth

Mises DailyJanuary 5, 2012
With Stiglitz's mainstream neoclassical research, truth is only what can be measured and then fit into mathematical models...

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The Justice of Economic Efficiency

Mises DailyJanuary 5, 2012
In the following I present an a priori justification for the thesis that those means recommended by political economy are indeed efficient means for just ends.

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Why Do Languages Die?

Mises DailyJanuary 4, 2012
The very existence of a modern nation-state, and the ideology it encompasses, is antithetical to linguistic diversity.

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