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Capital Goods and the Firm

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

10/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Foss and Klein argue that the organization of the firm is critical to how entrepreneurial judgment will be manifested at different levels of the firm.
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Contra Marx on Labor and Value

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtValue and Exchange

08/29/2012Mises Daily Articles
The labor theory of value cannot explain the price of a single commodity. Can it, however, explain the pattern of such prices? No.
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Clamping Down on the Joneses

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Economist Robert Frank thinks "keeping up with the Joneses" is socially harmful. He wants to rein in and clamp down on all the "Joneses" in the world.
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Commodities as More or Less Salable

Money and BankingPrices

05/30/2012Mises Daily Articles
It is an error in economics, as prevalent as it is patent, that all commodities, at a definite point of time and in a given market,
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Charting Fun with Krugman

The FedFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/23/2012Mises Daily Articles
Robert Murphy uses Paul Krugman's own data to demonstrate the exact opposite of Krugman's conclusions.
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Coercing Morality in Puritan Massachusetts

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

05/01/2012Mises Daily Articles
The Puritan ministry stood ready to use the secular arm against heresy — or against lapses from conformity.
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Capitalist Vistas: Walt Whitman and Spontaneous Order

Free MarketsMedia and CultureU.S. History

04/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
In Democratic Vistas we find extensive evidence of Walt Whitman's sympathy with ideas broadly in accord with Hayek's vision of social evolution.
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Contra Bernanke on the Gold Standard

The FedGold StandardInterventionism

04/11/2012Mises Daily Articles
The gold standard prevents the authorities from engaging in reckless money pumping.
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Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School

EducationFree Markets

03/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
The essays in Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School have been a central part of my education in the history of liberalism and economics.
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Colonial Virginia's Relations with the Indians

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

03/16/2012Mises Daily Articles
Arrant self-righteousness and a flagrant double standard of morality are often characteristic of the side with the superior weapons.
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