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Corporate Risk Evaluation in the Context of Austrian Business Cycle Theory

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipPraxeology

11/04/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
During the boom phase of the business cycle, the economy shifts to a more risky position as the result of entrepreneurs’ profit targeting. The duration can be used to quantify this risk and to determine the discount rate for calculating the project's present value.


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On the Impossibility of Intellectual Property


08/05/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Beyond being incompatible with natural rights and detrimental to the dissemination of innovations, the concept of intellectual property is a praxeological impossibility.
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Man, Economy, and State: Exchange and Prices

Free MarketsPraxeologyPrices

07/10/2020Mises Media
Jeff Deist and Dr. Jonathan Newman break down Chapters 2–4 of Man, Economy, and State . This is vintage Rothbard: precise definitions; hardcore explanations of property, prices, and exchange; the problems of "hegemonic" state violence; and a "beautiful" (per Dr. Newman) conception of...
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Man, Economy and State with Jeff Deist

Austrian Economics OverviewMonopoly and CompetitionPraxeologyValue and Exchange

07/03/2020Mises Media
Jeff Deist tackles the first Chapter of Man, Economy, and State . So much of what economics texts get wrong is laid out brilliantly here by Rothbard, who gives readers the basics of action, means/ends, time, ranking, factors of production, and capital in this 77 page master class.
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The Forgotten Greatness of Rothbard’s Preface to Theory and History

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/01/2020Mises Media
Providing the opening for Mises’s great methodological work gave Rothbard the opportunity to set down his perspective on the importance of the praxeological method.
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Human Action Part One with David Gordon

Austrian Economics OverviewCalculation and KnowledgePraxeologyValue and Exchange

03/06/2020Mises Media
If you've wanted to read Human Action , this is your opportunity to hear it explained by great economists and scholars!
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Economics and the Revolt against Reason

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/21/2019Mises Daily Articles
It is not a conclusive proof of a doctrine's correctness that its adversaries use the police, the hangman, and violent mobs to fight it. But it is a proof of the fact that those taking recourse to violent oppression are convinced of the untenability of their own doctrines.
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Praxeology: The Only Proper Method of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPraxeology

12/19/2019Mises Media
Presented at the Mises Institute's "First Annual Advanced Instructional Conference in Austrian Economics" at Stanford University.
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