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Competition and Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipMonopoly and CompetitionValue and Exchange

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Written the year of Mises's death, this is the book that brought new prominence to the Austrian theory of the entrepreneur. Kirzner views him as the discoverer of opportunities in the competitive process.
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Libertarian Anarchy: Against the State

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

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Political philosophy is dominated by a myth, the myth of the necessity of the state. The state is considered necessary for the provision of many things, but primarily for peace and security. Gerard Casey argues that social order can be spontaneously generated, that such spontaneous order is the...
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Commerce, Culture, and Liberty: Readings on Capitalism before Adam Smith

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

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This volume has collected the best of the best of early economic thought, and thereby has rooted economics in the broadest range of history dating back centuries before the Industrial Revolution.
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Back to the Land

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

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Mao Zedong famously ordered population shifts from the city to the country in the name of some far-flung i deology. Lesser known is the fact that Eleanor Roosevelt did the same! Back to the Land by C.J. Maloney tell the entire pathetic and disgusting story in this micro-economic look at the...
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Crony Capitalism in America

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

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When private interests need a political favor, they know whom to call. When politicians need money, they also know whom to call. The people involved try to keep most of it concealed behind closed doors. This is the system that prevailed in Russia after the fall of Communism. But increasingly it is...

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The Church and the Market

Media and CultureCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

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Tom Woods shows that market economics is not contradicted by binding Catholic teaching but rather supported by it.
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Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismProduction Theory

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Foss and Klein recognize entrepreneurship as judgmental decision making under uncertainty. They show how judgement is the driving force of the market economy and that to understand the performance of a firm, its managers, and organization, the acumen of entrepreneurs and managers must be analyzed...
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Notes and Recollections: With the Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

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W ritten between 1940 and 1941, shortly after he arrived in the United States, Notes and Recollections is in effect Mises’s pre-1940 intellectual autobiography. This work reveals how Mises developed his theories, wrote his books, lectured, and taught; it describes his life in Vienna and the people...
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War and Democracy

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

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Gottfried covers a variety of topics, both historical and contemporary, ranging from Oswald Spengler and the Frankfurt School to the destruction of classical liberalism, the dumbing down of higher education and the increasing dominance of administration in democratic governments.
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Crisis and Leviathan

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

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This seminal treatise in the history of ideas demonstrates what has come to be known as the Higgs thesis: that government grows in periods of crisis, for example, war and depression. He demonstrates this with a detailed look at twentieth century economic history.
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