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The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Miracle

World HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and BankingPraxeology

09/25/2021Mises Daily Articles
A history of statism and credit expansion that demonstrates the failure of Keynesian policy. (Analysis by Jeffrey Herbener)
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Why Capital Goods Are the Key to Economic Progress

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPraxeologyProduction Theory

07/27/2021Mises Daily Articles
Capital goods become available thanks to secure private property rights, and a class of people willing to save and invest. Without this, there can be no great progress in the standard of living. But, it all takes time.
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Carl Menger's Theory of the Origin of Money

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

06/28/2021Mises Daily Articles
The only relevant thing is that indirect exchange and money exist because the conditions for their existence were and are present.
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Milton Friedman's Methodological Mistake

Other Schools of ThoughtPraxeology

05/16/2021Mises Media
Key methodological differences between Austrians were highlighted in Milton Friedman's "The Methodology of Positive Economics." A key piece of conflict: Friedman's focus on prediction rather than explanation.
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Rothbard’s Account of the Action Axiom: A Neo-Aristotelian-Thomistic Defense


03/25/2021Mises Media
In this plenary address from the 2021 Austrian Economic Research Conference, Douglas B. Rasmussen speaks on some of the philosophical principles behind Rothbard's work with the action axiom.
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The Great Fiction

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeologyPrivate Property

If you are new to Hoppe’s work, this is an excellent introduction and survey to his syntheses of history, anthropology, property, ethics, and state.
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State-Mandated Vaccines Are a Moral Minefield


02/18/2021Mises Media
Forcing one person to take medication or vaccines for the benefit of another person is directly opposed to basic notions of self-ownership and human rights.
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Quantitative Methods in Economics Can Describe—but Not Explain—Events

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

12/19/2020Mises Media
Human action cannot be analyzed in the same way that one would analyze objects. These quantitative methods do not improve our knowledge of the driving causes in economics.
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Per Bylund on The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipPraxeology

12/03/2020Mises Media
Dr. Bylund and Jeff Deist discuss Covid and government responses against the backdrop of ripple effects, Say's law, "market failure," and the inability of bureaucrats to make rational tradeoffs.
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