Mises Daily

The Great Guano Boom — and Bust

Mises DailyApril 13, 2012
Peru's experience with a vicious boom and bust in the 19th century provides a particularly compelling illustration of government-owned industry...

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Plenty by Competition

Mises DailyApril 13, 2012
If Smith is the only cobbler in town, and we are unacquainted with the workmanship of cobblers in other towns, how can we judge his skill?

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Unions and the Other Tiny Tim

Mises DailyApril 12, 2012
If only Dickens had written about a Tiny Tim whose father remained unemployed due to labor-union barriers.

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Contra Bernanke on the Gold Standard

Mises DailyApril 11, 2012
The gold standard prevents the authorities from engaging in reckless money pumping.

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The Meaning of Education

Mises DailyApril 11, 2012
Our theory assumed that all persons are educable.

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The Fed's Swap Bailout of the Eurozone

Mises DailyApril 10, 2012
The highest cost of the Fed policy may be liberty in Europe.

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The Influence of Say's Traité

Mises DailyApril 10, 2012
Every great European nation translated Say's Traité into its own language.

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The Measurement Chimera

Mises DailyApril 9, 2012
According to the prejudice of many thinkers, "science is measurement."...

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The Case Against the Market Economy

Mises DailyApril 9, 2012
The objections raised against the market economy are based on very bad economics.

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