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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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US to China: Buy Mortgage-Backed Securities

BlogJuly 29, 2007

As the mortgage-backed securities market meltdown accelerates, Bloomberg reports U.S. Urges China to Buy Mortgage-Backed Securities. According to the article, China buys some but not a lot of these...

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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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Time Will Run Back

BooksJanuary 15, 2007
This novel by Henry Hazlitt explores the economic theories of capitalism and socialism.

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Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy 1933-1941

BooksApril 12, 2007
Tansill argues that FDR wished to involve the United States in the European War that began in September 1939, and maintains that Roosevelt welcomed Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor...

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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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Biography of Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Claude Frederic Bastiat was a French economist, legislator, and writer who championed private property, free markets, and limited government. Perhaps the main underlying theme of Bastiat's writings was that the free market was inherently a source of "economic harmony" among...

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The Case for Legalizing Capitalism

BooksJuly 14, 2010
What is the "American system" of economics? Kel Kelly responds in this fast-paced, near-comprehensive treatment of the truth about the free market and intervention...

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Chaos Theory

BooksFebruary 28, 2007
Working within a Rothbardian framework, Murphy takes up the challenge of Hans Hoppe regarding the role of market insurance in property security to extend the analysis to the security of person.

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Power and Market: Government and the Economy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
What can government do to enhance social and economic well being? Nothing, says Murray N. Rothbard. Power and Market is the ultimate manual for completely de-mystifying the myth of the state.

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The Free Market Reader

BooksAugust 29, 2008
One of the best introductions to libertarian/free market thought and is "straightforward, logical, and fun."...

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Macro-Economic Thinking and the Market Economy

BooksDecember 7, 2007
Lachmann evaluates some of the more sophisticated ideas criticizing the market economy.

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The Free Market and Its Enemy

BooksMarch 15, 2009
Read explores "the miraculous workings of tiny creativities, the ultimate constituents of the free market..."...

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Market Theory and the Price System

BooksFebruary 9, 2007
Israel Kirzner's outstanding book on price theory.

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Money, Method, and the Market Process

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This edition contains a wide sampling of Mises's academic essays on money, trade, and economic systems...

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Foundations of the Market Price System

BooksApril 19, 2007
Murray Rothbard just loved this Austrian text on microeconomic theory.

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Stock Market, Credit, and Capital Formation, The

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Economist Fritz Machlup was an early Misesian who wrote this book as an early study in the workings of the business cycle. In particular, he investigates and explains the relationship between expanding credit, monetary policy, and rising stock prices. The German edition was written in 1929 and...

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Free Market Economics: A Basic Reader

BooksApril 10, 2007
Bettina Bien Greaves assembled this volume as a one-stop primer in economics.

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Free Market Economics: A Syllabus

BooksApril 12, 2007
This is a complete economics education for high-school age students, providing lessons, study questions, activities, and readings for each topic under consideration.

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