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Are You an Austrian? (Short Version)

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Mises and HayekThis is the short version of a longer quiz on economic issues. Click the answer that most describes your view. You must answer all 10. Submit your quiz, and get your score emailed to you. There will be no follow up emails. (Q&A prepared with the assistance of Randall Holcombe, Peter G. Klein, Robert Murphy, D.W. MacKenzie, Joseph Stromberg, and Mark Thornton-none of whom bear final responsibility for the answers.)

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  1. What is the correct economic status of private property?

  2. What is the proper method to conduct research in economic science?

  3. What is the reason for the interest rate, and should it be regulated?

  4. What is the economic impact of saving?

  5. What is the source of economic value?

  6. What is money and how does it originate?

  7. What causes the business cycle?

  8. What causes economic growth?

  9. Do markets create and sustain monopolies and what should be done about it?

  10. What is the role of equality and inequality?

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