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J.B. Say Salvages the Entrepreneur

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/09/2017Mises Daily Articles
If Adam Smith purged economic thought of the very existence of the entrepreneur, J.B. Say, to his everlasting credit, brought him back.

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Jeb Bush’s Advice: Work Harder, Not Smarter

Big GovernmentThe FedU.S. History

07/17/2015Mises Daily Articles
Jeb Bush recently opined that to get more economic growth, people need to work more hours. What Bush fails to understand is that more employment is not the key to more economic growth. Saving and investment bring more productivity, which brings a better economy.

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Japan’s Easy-Money Experiment and the Future

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

06/03/2015Mises Daily Articles
Japan finally joined the US and the EU in their grand 2-percent-inflation-forever experiment in 2005. Many Japanese politicians have benefited from this. Meanwhile, nothing has been done in Japan to actually help the economy defend itself against the next economic disaster.

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Judge Napolitano on Self-Ownership and 'National Defense'

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

03/24/2015Mises Daily Articles
Natural rights are fundamentally different from goods and services. Judge Napolitano explains in his new book how the acquisition of a mere service — security — cannot be based on the destruction of rights, which cannot be traded away...

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James Grant Explains "The Forgotten Depression"

Booms and BustsU.S. History

12/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
In his new book The Forgotten Depression , James Grant, investor and founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer , explores the Depression of 1921, a "forgotten" economic bust when the government failed to intervene, thus allowing the economy to cure itself...

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EducationAustrian Economics Overview

07/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
Mises U 2014 is a full week of Austrian scholarship that can’t be found anywhere else on the planet...

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Jean-Baptiste Say: An Underrated Revolutionary

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Say’s insights continue to challenge interventionist economists to this day. Everl Schoorl’s new biography sheds new light on Say’s life and works...

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John Rawls and Market Anarchy

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/13/2014Mises Daily Articles
Having neatly dispatched Rawls, Chartier goes on to offer a strong defense of market anarchy.

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Janet Yellen, the “Pink Dream,” and a Coming Economic Nightmare

The FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

11/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
Ms. Yellen wears the intellectual blinders of the mainstream macroeconomist. We can look forward to the Fed blindly fueling asset bubbles.

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Judge Napolitano on the Worst Supreme Court Decisions

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

09/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Articles of Confederation permitted the states to become tyrants, and the Constitution has permitted the federal government to become tyrannical.

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