51. The Expert vs. the Algorithm: Gary Klein on Decision-Making in Healthcare

Health

1 hour agoAudio/Video
Doctors are increasingly asked to follow decision rules, guidelines, and “evidence-based” algorithms. Is that the right approach to take care of patients? Are cognitive errors over-emphasized in healthcare?
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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

4 hours agoQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.
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Sweatshops Today, Decent Work Tomorrow

Blog12/18/2018

The ticket to the UN’s ideal of decent work is not regulation and legislation, but economic liberalization.

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Not Worth a Continental

U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

12/17/2018Faith and Freedom 1951-1960
The dangerous political and financial actions of the Continental Congress looks like the modern-day Fed on steroids.
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The Problem with "Velocity of Money"

Blog12/17/2018

Contrary to popular thinking, the velocity of money is not a key factor in understanding price inflation.

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Forerunners of the Austrian School: The French Liberal School

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

12/15/2018Audio/Video
Although often neglected by the English-speaking world, the French Liberal School of the nineteenth century has long provided a robust foundation for modern laissez-faire economics and the pro-freedom ideology we now sometimes call libertarianism.
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