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Argentina’s Politicians Should Read Mises

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
A few days after the victory of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Argentina the government imposed foreign exchange controls.
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Are Bubbles Caused by Psychological Problems?

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal Economy

11/19/2013Mises Daily Articles
How does one know when a bubble is forming? Could it be as simple as applying a psychologist’s diagnosis?
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A Pioneer of Economic Analysis in Victorian England

BiographiesFree Markets

10/23/2013Mises Daily Articles
Chadwick believed in incentive-based social reform. He also wrote about moral hazard problems, anticipating many insights of contemporary economics.
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A Skyscraper Curse with Chinese Characteristics

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

08/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
This skyscraper craze is a massive misallocation of resources resulting from indiscriminate investment promotion by local governments.
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Africa: The Next Major Boom-Bust Cycle?

Booms and BustsGlobal Economy

08/22/2013Mises Daily Articles
The average African’s time preference needs to change if Africa is going to become a manufacturing hub.
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EducationAustrian Economics Overview

07/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
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A Bump in the Road to Medical Serfdom


07/11/2013Mises Daily Articles
Part of the purpose of designing such a complicated system was to ensure fine-revenues from those firms that could not comply with it.
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A Substandard Golden Rule

The FedGold StandardInterventionism

05/29/2013Mises Daily Articles
The gold “price rule" is by no means a gold standard; nor is it a cure for our monetary ills.
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A Deadlier Disaster for the Third World: Unemployment

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/23/2013Mises Daily Articles
While we may denounce the owner for criminal negligence, it is absurd to denounce him for seeking profit.
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A Virtual Weimar: Hyperinflation in a Video Game World

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

05/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
If historical cases of hyperinflation — real, and virtual — have one thing in common, it is the instinct among its victims to blame the symptoms rather than the disease.
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