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Economics, Entrepreneurship and the NFL Draft

EntrepreneurshipSubjectivism

Blog04/28/2016

Whether it be the owner, the general manager, or the head coach, whomever has the final say on draft day is making a judgment in the face of uncertainty that they hope will benefit their organization.

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Only the Private Sector Can Determine the "Correct" Number of Immigrants

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheorySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog03/31/2016

Subsidies, government quotas, and regulations of workers won't make us richer or better off. Only private owners and entrepreneurs can determine the best way to use labor (and capital). 

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The Real Value of a Powerball Ticket

Media and CultureSubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog01/10/2016

Rather than a cold estimate of the probability of future returns, the Powerball actually illustrates the subjective theory of value.

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Ayn Rand and Garet Garrett

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

Blog10/02/2007

In Justin Raimondo's fun and lively book Reclaiming the American Right: The Lost Legacy of the Conservative Movement, he makes an argument that I did not find convincing. He argued that...

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Why do we obey speed limits?

Legal SystemSubjectivism

Blog09/30/2007

The last few days, I've seen so many things on Mises.com that I wanted to blog here, but there's really way too much: the best thing is to get over there now and get involved in what is turning out to be a wonderful conversation about liberty and economics. In any...

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The Blockean Proviso

Philosophy and MethodologyPrivate PropertySubjectivism

Blog09/11/2007

I was having an interesting discussion via email about one of Walter Block's arguments. A quick summary. Block says that just as nature abhors a vacuum, libertarianism "abhors" unowned property; that the...

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Vices, values, and arbitrary standards

Subjectivism

Blog07/08/2007

I picked up a new vice a month ago: homemade espresso. Of course, to enjoy this delight, I first had to purchase an espresso machine. Like almost every product on the market, a wide range of espresso machines is available. A simple online search reveals prices ranging from $29.99 to well over $...

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Should we serve God regardless of cost?

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

Blog01/11/2007

Elisabeth Tamedly (Lenches), author of this wonderful treatise that we just posted, also contributed an interesting piece found here. She writes:

Church...
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