Ludwig von Mises: "We must comprehend that it is impossible to improve the economic conditions of the underdeveloped nations by grants in aid. If we send them foodstuffs to fight famines, we merely relieve their governments from the necessity of abandoning their disastrous agricultural policies." - Money, Method, and the Market Process
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|Ludwig von Mises||Unemployment doles can have no other effect than the perpetuation of unemployment.||Socialism|| p. 440||Unemployment Insurance
|Ludwig von Mises||Assistance granted to the unemployed does not dispose of unemployment. It makes it easier for the unemployed to remain idle.||Human Action|| p. 770; p. 776||Unemployment Insurance
|Ludwig von Mises||For the unemployed to be granted support by the government or by the unions only serves to enlarge the evil. If what is involved is a case of unemployment springing from dynamic changes in the economy, then the unemployment benefits only result in postponing the adjustment of the workers to the new conditions.||Liberalism|| p. 84||Unemployment Insurance