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Utilitarian Free-Market Economics

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/11/2007Mises Daily Articles
Mises can have no word of criticism against these statist measures once the majority of the public have taken their praxeological consequences into account and chosen them anyway…
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Uncertainty

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/04/2007Mises Daily Articles
It is customary nowadays to speak of 'social engineering.' Like planning, this term is a synonym for dictatorship and totalitarian tyranny.
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Use Your Noodle, Or Else

Financial MarketsFree MarketsInterventionism

01/04/2007Mises Daily Articles
All those hoping to reap the inequitable riches from yet another highly inflationary year — a much less arduous task than that of creating real wealth or generating genuine income — will just have to hope he is right.
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Upsidedown Luddism: The Case of Immigration

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

10/03/2006Mises Daily Articles
We libertarians ought to convince everyone else of why it would be better to live in a society without a federal government.
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Under the Shadow of Inflationomics

06/01/2006Mises Daily Articles
Inflationomics, writes Hans Sennholz, indicates the sway of inflation thought in education and the affairs of government.
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Uncertainty and Its Exigencies: The Critical Role of Insurance in the Free Market

Big GovernmentFinancial MarketsFree MarketsHealthU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPraxeologyPricesSubjectivism

03/07/2006Mises Daily Articles
Hans-Hermann Hoppe explains the neglected role of insurance in a free market economy. Any insurance involves the pooling of individual risks by the market, a task the state can only distort.
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Un futuro de paz y capitalismo

Free Markets

07/09/2004Mises Daily Articles
Un mini-tratado de Murray Rothbard sobre la economía de mercado, el socialismo, la paz, la economía de Jefferson y mucho más.
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US to China: Make Goods More Expensive!

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryPricesValue and Exchange

09/15/2003Mises Daily Articles
Back when the pegged currency was deemed to provide the only bastion of stability during the Asian crisis, and hence, a stable economy for which to sell American goods, no one cared a whit about establishing a "free market" for the Chinese yuan. While no one is ever safe so long as Congress is in...
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U.S. vs. Japan: Which Economy is Stronger?

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

05/21/2003Mises Daily Articles
How much comfort can the U.S. take in the sufferings of Japan? In a side-by-side comparison of the productivity of the two economies, the U.S. comes off looking worse than one might expect, while Japan, long in the mire of recession, not as badly as one might assume. Example: in the past 12 months...
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Union Unrest Strikes a Chord

Legal SystemU.S. EconomyPrices

03/13/2003Mises Daily Articles
Artists often see themselves as underappreciated members of an elite that knows which cultural achievements are economically valuable and which are not. In actuality, profit drives businessmen to attempt a vastly more complex task: the estimation of actual consumer wants in a vastly complex and...
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