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Cuatrocientos años de eficiencia dinámica

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/15/2018Mises Daily Articles
Eficiencia no es solo evitar el desperdicio. Cuando los empresarios amplían los límites de lo que es económicamente posible, conseguimos “eficiencia dinámica”, que es esencial para el progreso.

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Consumer Sovereignty: What Mises Meant

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

04/04/2018Mises Daily Articles
Mises stressed the primacy of consumer preferences in the determination of precisely which kinds of goods will be produced with society's scarce resources.

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Cómo los mercados estimulan la cooperación humana

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Solo los seres humanos saben cómo superar conflictos irreconciliables y naturales: cooperando.

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Classical-Liberal Exploitation Theory

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Real exploitation in society is perpetrated upon the productive classes (the taxpayers) by the parasite class (the state).

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Cantillon for Laymen

BiographiesFree MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

11/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
Richard Cantillon, "the father of modern economics," understood that to break out of the mercantilist morass we must focus on human action.

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Classical Liberalism versus Anarchocapitalism

Free MarketsThe Police StatePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

10/24/2017Mises Daily Articles
The anarchocapitalist agenda will include ever reducing the size and power of states through decentralization, libertarian nationalism, and secession.

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Cobden on Freedom, Peace, and Trade

BiographiesFree MarketsWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

10/02/2017Mises Daily Articles
Free trade cannot prevent war when men no longer believe in peace.

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Central Banks and Our Dysfunctional Gold Markets

Gold StandardMoney and BankingPrices

07/23/2015Mises Daily Articles
Gold prices are subject to manipulation in a variety of ways from the private sector, central banks, and governments. To see how gold fits into markets, we must look to see how "official" and "unoffocial" prices for the yellow metal are being shaped.

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Connecticut's Novel Way to Kill Jobs and Tax Employers

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/14/2015Mises Daily Articles
Some now blame employers that don’t pay a “living wage” for the fact that so many people receive welfare payments. So, the politicians want to tax employers for every minimum wage employee they hire. Needless to say, this won’t solve the problem.

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Conscription and Other Draconian Taxes

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

03/13/2015Mises Daily Articles
Conscription has become an issue in Ukraine where young men are attempting to avoid compulsory military service. But Ukraine is not unique, and states across the globe and throughout history have imposed the 100-percent tax known as "the draft."

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