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What's Wrong with Economic Growth?

World HistoryMonetary Theory

04/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
Antony Mueller explains that measuring the economy as a whole owes its popularity to the Cold War—that the origin of the GDP lies in the management of the war economies of the first half of the twentieth century.
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Why the Business Cycle Happens

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

02/18/2022Mises Daily Articles
For nearly a hundred years, economists have been groping for an explanation for the business cycle, writes Murray Rothbard, while overlooking the Austrian explanation.
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Weimar y Wall Street

Financial MarketsU.S. Economy

02/17/2022Mises Daily Articles
Los periodos de hiperinflación son también periodos de locura masiva, escribe Robert Blumen.
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Weimar and Wall Street

Financial MarketsU.S. Economy

02/17/2022Mises Daily Articles
Periods of hyperinflation are also periods of mass insanity, writes Robert Blumen.
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What Brought on the French Revolution?

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

02/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
The French Revolution is a large and complex event worthy of a Gibbon, but it may not have happened at all if the French monarchy had balanced its budget.
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War as Spoliation

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/02/2022Mises Daily Articles
Frédéric Bastiat reminds us of the dangers to all sides of using military force as a means of securing resources or to bring freedom to foreign peoples.
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Why Bureaucrats Aren't Like Private Sector Workers

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

11/06/2021Mises Daily Articles
A bureaucrat differs from a nonbureaucrat precisely because it is impossible to appraise the result of a bureaucrat’s effort in terms of money, however important his "output" may be.
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What Economics Is Not

10/23/2021Mises Daily Articles
The Austrian approach to economics dispenses with the idea of "economic man," and broadens economics to include all action, which takes place in a framework of scarcity.
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Why Some People Are Poorer

U.S. EconomyEntrepreneurshipInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/22/2021Mises Daily Articles
The only permanent way to cure poverty is to increase the earning power and productivity of the poor.
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What Happens When the Public Realizes Inflation Will Get Worse

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary TheoryPrices

10/20/2021Mises Daily Articles
Once public opinion is convinced that the increase in prices will continue, everybody becomes eager to buy as much as possible and to restrict his cash holding to a minimum size.
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