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Problemas con la teoría del valor coste

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

05/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
La teoría de los costos no pudo explicar lo que realmente forma los precios puntuales en un día determinado. Los austriacos tenían una teoría mejor. Este fue un avance inequívoco en la ciencia de la economía, análogo a la superioridad de la relatividad de Einstein sobre la mecánica de Newton.
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Problems with the Cost Theory of Value

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

05/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
The cost theory could not explain what actually forms spot prices on any given day. The Austrians had a better theory. This was an unambiguous advance in the science of economics, analogous to the superiority of Einsteinian relativity over Newtonian mechanics.
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Paranoia Is Good for You


05/20/2011Mises Daily Articles
Privacy rests on the assumption that an individual has a right to shut his front door and tell other people (including the government) to mind their own business. This is a presumption of innocence. It is also the bedrock of civil society.
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Please Vote for Me

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

05/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
Support is bought and sold. Assistants change sides. There are lies, betrayal, and bribery.
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Pre-Fascist Italy: Tax and Borrow and Spend

Taxes and SpendingWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
The balanced budget passed away definitely in 1911, not to return again until a revolution had swept from the people of Italy their freedom.
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Public Service Is an Ignoble Calling

EducationOther Schools of Thought

04/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
It's difficult to say "Bush School of Government and Public Service" aloud without gagging.
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Pushing Buttons Like the Jetsons

Media and CultureEntrepreneurship

03/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
The show was neither utopian nor dystopian. It was the best of life as we know it projected far into the future.
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Plastic Surgery: A Free Society Is a Beautiful Society

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

02/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
Beauty is something most everyone wants more of. And while there is plenty of handwringing about healthcare not being affordable in the United States, cosmetic surgeons are doing fine, despite the recession. These doctors, by the way, are paid directly by the patient.
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Pessimism and Prospect

Political Theory

01/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
The danger looming before the Western world is a possible outcome of the gradual drift of traditionally free-enterprise countries toward a totalitarian concentration of economic power due to reactions to "stagflation."
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Physiocracy and Free Trade in 18th-Century France

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

12/23/2010Mises Daily Articles
The first self-conscious school of economic thought developed in France shortly after the publication of Cantillon's <i>Essai</i>. They called themselves "the economists" but later came to be called the "physiocrats," after their prime politico-economical principle: physiocracy (the...
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