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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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The Regulated Consumer

BooksMarch 13, 2007
Peterson discusses whether and to what extent product, safety, labor, communications, and other regulation helps or hinders the interest of the consumer.

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Capital and Production

BooksOctober 29, 2007
This book links Böhm-Bawerk's production theory and Mises's business-cycle theory, and gives a pathbreaking account of the role of consumers' goods within the structure of production.

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Government Bloat is Not Growth: Real Gross Domestic Private Product, 2000–2011

Mises DailyDecember 20, 2012
Given a choice, the people victimized by government “services” would be willing to pay to be rid of them...

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International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

BooksNovember 8, 2009
Fritz Machlup International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

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Income Tax: Root of All Evil

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Chodorov argues that the income tax — more than any other legislative change in American history — made it possible to violate individual rights.

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The Ethics of Money Production

BooksOctober 22, 2008
This is the first full study of a critically important issue today: the ethics of money production.

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Prices and Production

BooksJuly 20, 2005
These seven works taken together constitute the essential core of Austrian macroeconomics.

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The Private Production of Defense

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Hans Hoppe takes on the most difficult subject in economic and political theory: the provision of security.

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The Production of Security

BooksJanuary 27, 2006
Molinari argues that the voluntary society is the source of order that comes from freedom itself. There is no contradiction or even tension between liberty and security.

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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International Order and Economic Integration

BooksMarch 12, 2007
With great sincerity and passion Röpke explains how the old liberals of his generation came to reject war as a first principle, and then reject socialism as nothing but the domestication of the warfare state to economics.

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A Foreign Policy for Americans

BooksDecember 18, 2007
Written in 1951, Senator Robert Taft argued that the freedom of the people of the United States was — as it is now — in serious danger from the foreign and domestic policies of the political class...

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Gold and the Gold Standard

BooksJune 3, 2009
Edwin Walter Kemmerer was a firm advocate of the gold standard, writing in the classical and Misesian tradition between 1923–1933, he favored hard money with convertibility domestic and international...

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The Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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