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Bait & Switch: "Economic Development" in the States

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingEntrepreneurship

01/15/2015Mises Daily Articles
States could attract more businesses and jobs by lowering taxes and making government smaller. But since governments hate cutting taxes and regulations, they instead choose to lure new firms with temporary tax breaks and special favors.
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Before Adam Smith There Was Chydenius

Free Markets

09/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
The work of economist Anders Chydenius, which predates Smith’s The Wealth of Nations , provided a radically free-market voice for Scandinavia in the 18th century as Chydenius battled against mercantilists and those who thought government well-suited to plan economies with laws and edicts.
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Böhm-Bawerk: economista austriaco que dijo «no» al gran gobierno

Business CyclesInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

09/06/2014Mises Daily Articles
Hasta el final, Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk defendió la razón y la lógica del mercado contra las apelaciones emocionales y los razonamientos defectuosos de quienes deseaban utilizar el poder y el gobierno para adquirir de otros lo que no podían obtener mediante la libre competencia.
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Blaming That Cold Weather Culprit

The FedInterventionism

08/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Fed and it's friends blamed cold weather for much of the year's lackluster economic growth. But cold weather does not explain the economic slowdown because cold weather does not stop economic activity, it merely shifts it to other activities and products.
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Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward

The FedInterventionism

03/24/2014Mises Daily Articles
Like Alan Greenspan before him, Ben Bernanke now collects huge fees for public speaking engagements.
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Bernanke’s Legacy: A Weak and Mediocre Economy

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

02/04/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Wall Street Journal has evaluated the Greenspan and Bernanke era and awarded it a well-deserved “F.”
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Behavioral Economics and Irrational Voters

Free MarketsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

02/03/2014Mises Daily Articles
The premise of consumer irrationality undermines any faith in the concept of electoral politics.
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Biographer, Scholar, Friend: Mary Sennholz at 100

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

01/11/2014Mises Daily Articles
Mary Sennholz, wife of Austrian economist Hans Sennholz and friend of Margit and Ludwig von Mises, recently spoke about her long career as a writer and editor, and as a friend and colleague of many other giants of the Austrian School. We hope her next project is a biography of her husband, Hans.
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Being an Austrian Is Easier Than Ever

The FedU.S. History

12/17/2013Mises Daily Articles
Real, lasting change comes only with education and with the intellectual movements behind them, and with a revolution in ideas. It’s up to us and the scholarship of the Austrian School to show the nature of central banks and state-dominated economies, and how it would work without them. Help...
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Big Business, War, and Rothbard’s Class Analysis

Corporate WelfareMoney and BanksWar and Foreign Policy

09/05/2013Mises Daily Articles
The biggest capitalists, those “economic royalists” of Wall Street, have been the deadliest enemies of true capitalism.
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