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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

BooksMarch 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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The Rise and Fall of Society

BooksMarch 2, 2007
Perhaps Chodorov's best work overall. Certainly suitable for classroom use, or as a primer on economics and society.

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Less than Zero: The Case for a Falling Price Level in a Growing Economy

BooksMarch 16, 2010
Zero inflation's full benefits will not be grasped unless we recognize it as a stepping-stone towards something even better...

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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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Money: Its Connection with Rising and Falling Prices

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
Many economic principles can be dealt with best in the first place on the assumption that when a change is observed in the price of a particular commodity or service it means a change of value peculiar to that one kind of commodity or service, and is not merely a part of a general change in the...

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Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

BooksFebruary 1, 2010
The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most of us worry about the most, and (b) the thing that you understand and were educated in school about the least? Why do otherwise educated people tragically say: "I really do...

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Do We Want Free Enterprise?

BooksMarch 5, 2008
We all share a basic human nature capable of self-development. If this be not true then the ideal of freedom is a fanciful myth.

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How Do We Know

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read writes, "Everyone who pursues an improved understanding of how freedom works its wonders makes a contribution to a higher-grade civilization. More people than now must make freedom their lifelong study."...

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On Doing the Right Thing

BooksNovember 7, 2006
This wonderful collection of essays by Albert Jay Nock, first published in 1928, includes his "Anarchist's Progress," "Thoughts on Revolution," "The Decline of Conversation," and other classics by this great American essayist and influential libertarian thinker...

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Why Austrian Economics Matters

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Often regarded as the best single overview of the teachings of the Austrian school, its contribution to the history of ideas, and the political implications of Austrian economic theory.

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Why Wages Rise

BooksJanuary 23, 2007
Wages are of prime importance in any advanced economy such as ours. They affect us all far more than seems evidenced in our concern about them.

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Why Not Try Freedom

BooksMarch 12, 2009
Liberty is an outward creation of man which he has adopted for himself and whose use and enjoyment he reserves for mankind as a whole, for which he struggles and to which he dedicates consciously or unconsciously his highest efforts.

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Why American History Is Not What They Say

BooksOctober 24, 2012
Jeff Riggenbach's book is a crash course in revisionist history of the United States. What is revisionism? It is the retelling of history from a point of view that differs from the mainstream, which always treats the victor — the state — as glorious and the conquered —...

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Efficiency and Externalities in an Open-Ended Universe

BooksNovember 6, 2007
Roy Cordato shows that there is no standard by which we can judge efficiency apart from the market standard, and no way to adjudicate property rights apart from exchange relationships.

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Society

BooksJune 16, 2009
Hoff demonstrates why calculation is impossible in a socialist economy and concludes that it is impossible to have a non-market economy, because how do you establish prices.

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Our Money and the State

BooksAugust 25, 2009
Why does the Government take our money? Because government costs money and cannot be had without it. Taxation is the price that we pay for government and protection. Most of us do not want, or need, to be governed ourselves.

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The Theory of Collective Bargaining

BooksApril 25, 2007
Hutt demonstrates several spectacular points: labor unions cannot lift wages overall; their earnings come at the expense of the consumer; their effect is to cartelize business and reduce free competition to the detriment of everyone.

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The Theory of Prices: A Re-Examination of the Central Problems of Monetary Theory, Vol. I

BooksSeptember 3, 2009
There can be little doubt, however, that a principal reason why something less than the maximum use is made of tools lying ready to our hand is that many of those who should be using them refrain from doing so only because they are not aware of the fact that the nature of these tools has been...

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Time, Uncertainty, and Disequilibrium: Exploration of Austrian Themes

BooksNovember 2, 2007
The conceptualization of man as engaging in purposeful activity is inconceivable apart from the categories of cause and effect. The categories of cause and effect, in turn, imply the notions before and after. At this point, time has already entered the picture.

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