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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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Prosperity Through Competition

BooksJune 16, 2009
In postwar Germany, one great statesman led the fight for freedom: Ludwig Erhard. He was deeply influenced by Wilhelm Röpke, and drew heavily on the case for free markets made by Ludwig von Mises.

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The Enterprise of Community: Market Competition, Land, and Environment

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We hear a lot of expressed concern about conserving the environment, but no one talks much about producing it. Why not manufacture it competitively and sell it in the free market like other goods and services—and even bundle it with product support? As a matter of fact, that is being done. It...

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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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Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This short monograph is from a lecture presented at the 2004 Mises University, and transcribed by Revi N. Nair.

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Men Against the State: The Expositers of Individualist Anarchism in America, 1827-1908

BooksJune 13, 2009
The names are tragically lost to history: Benjamin Tucker, Josiah Warren, Lysander Spooner, J.K. Ingalls, among many others. They were thinkers and activists, not mere protesters or political dissidents. They had a positive agenda centered on the confidence that whatever kind of world would emerge...

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Complete Libertarian Forum (1969-1984)

BooksJanuary 22, 2010
Libertarian Forum existed from 1969 to 1984. It was a passionate, smart, gossipy, and often shocking newsletter that is as fresh today as when it was written.

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The Economics of Sellers' Competition

BooksOctober 20, 2009
This intermediate level book provides a solid foundation analytical economic reasoning.

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In Restraint of Trade: The Business Campaign Against Competition, 1918-1938

BooksJuly 29, 2008
This extremely important study by Butler Shaffer—professor of law and economist—will change the way you think of the relationship between the state and business...

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Banking and the Business Cycle

BooksDecember 13, 2006
Written in 1937, this is an Austrian-style analysis of the stock market crash and the great depression that followed.

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The Bubble that Broke the World

BooksSeptember 11, 2007
What caused the stock-market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression that followed? This book blows away the conventional interpretations — not only in its contents but that the book exists at all...

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Choice in Currency

BooksMarch 10, 2009
Hayek shows that it is crucial to bring the forces of competition to bear in currency markets.

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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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