The Relationship Between Saving and Money

Blog7 hours ago

Conventional wisdom says that savings is the amount of money left after monetary income was used for consumer outlays. Hence, for a given consumer outlays an increase in money income implies more saving and thus more funding for investment. This in turn sets the platform for higher economic...

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Chris Calton: Historical Controversies

HealthU.S. History

16 hours agoAudio/Video
This weekend, we're excited to share the first episode of a new Mises Institute podcast with Chris Calton.

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People’s QE? It's Venezuela with Tea and Cakes

Money and Banking

Blog20 hours ago
Jeremy Corbyn's "People's QE" is just the Argentinian model and the Venezuelan model disguised in Anglo-Saxon terms.

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A Tale of Two "Deflationary" Booms — The Gilded Age vs. Today

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog21 hours ago
Today's easy-money-fueled economic "boom" doesn't compare well to booms of the past.

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Taxation, Slavery, and Consent

Labor and WagesU.S. History

Blog22 hours ago
Slavery has never been defined by the brutality of the conditions under which a person labored; but by the lack of consent.

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Do Seasonal Adjustments Help Identify Business Cycles?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog08/17/2017
Without a coherent theory based on purposeful human action, it is not possible to begin to understand the causes of business cycles.

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How Welfare States Make Us Less Civilized

Labor and WagesPovertyValue and Exchange

Blog08/17/2017
The market’s informal, spontaneous cooperation for mutual benefit has been replaced by a statist mindset.

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