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How Should Prices Be Determined?

Free MarketsPrices

05/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
The aim of the law should not be to constrict but to maximize price freedom and market freedom.
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Herding Lizards

The FedFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
The lizard part of our brains pushes aside the cognitive areas when we make investment decisions.
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How to Think Like an Economist

World HistoryPraxeology

05/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
Praxeology is the distinctive methodology of the Austrian School.
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Hospital of Cards

Corporate WelfareHealthU.S. EconomyInterventionism

04/24/2012Mises Daily Articles
The US healthcare system is a huge bubble fueled by the government's ability to borrow money at artificially low interest rates.
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Hank Hill vs. the Bureaucrats

Free MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

03/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
It makes sense that the only politician in American history whose integrity would rival Ron Paul's is a fictional cartoon character.
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High-Frequency Trading: Menger vs. Walras

Financial Markets

03/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
While Carl Menger and Léon Walras simultaneously discovered the principle of marginal utility, their ideas about the nature of market prices are very different.
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How Deflationary Forces Will Be Turned into Inflation

The FedGlobal EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

01/19/2012Mises Daily Articles
In today's fiat-money regime, the possibility of deflation appears fairly small indeed.
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How Mises Rebuilt Economics


12/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
What is the logical status of the law of marginal utility or of the quantity theory of money? To answer this, Mises had to confront empiricism and historicism.
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How I Learned to Love the State

EducationFree MarketsInterventionism

11/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
While we were students of the state education apparatus, how many of us had to write research papers where we were asked to "change the world"?
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How to Fix the Housing Crisis

Free MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

11/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
They keep trying and trying with ever-worse results. There is no middle way to solve the housing crisis. The real help for underwater homeowners will only arrive when Fannie, Freddie, and the rest are allowed to fail.
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