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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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US Hypocrisy on Trade

Global EconomyInterventionismProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

11/18/2002Mises Daily Articles
Do you remember, asks Tibor Machan, when America was called the leader of the Free World? It seems like so long ago. Now the USA is the leader of the protectionist world, the very opposite of free, at least where international commerce is concerned.
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Understanding Argentina

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareThe FedU.S. EconomyInterventionism

05/24/2002Mises Daily Articles
Argentina cannot afford to wait for an IMF rescue package, which will only prolong the current unsustainable monetary regime. It must act now to reform its paralyzed monetary and financial system. In this interview, QJAE editor Joseph Salerno discusses the financial and banking chaos in...
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Una mente confundida

Media and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

04/16/2002Mises Daily Articles
Para aquellos que han visto A Beautiful Mind, tengan la seguridad de que la estrategia —en la que Russell Crowe instruye a sus amigos de que la única manera de tener éxito es que todos ellos ignoren a la chica bonita y se centren en sus amigas más simples— no constituye un verdadero equilibrio de...
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Union and Bondage

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

04/12/2001Mises Daily Articles
Harry Jaffa's new book on Lincoln overlooks the implications of a crucial fact: Some of the the most passionate opponents of forced political union were the radical abolitionists. Myles Kantor explains.
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Unsustainable Predictions

Calculation and Knowledge

04/03/2001Mises Daily Articles
The advocates of "sustainable development" say that the free market does not adequately differentiate between present and future needs. But are the advocates themselves clairvoyant?
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Unionizing Temps

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyCapital and Interest TheoryPolitical Theory

09/02/2000Mises Daily Articles
The National Labor Relations Board is the Supreme Soviet of organized labor, and now it wants to wreck a thriving segment of the labor market, says Chris Westley.
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