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A New Austrian Textbook for All Economists

EducationAustrian Economics Overview

09/11/2014Mises Daily Articles
Randall Holcombe talks about his new textbook on Austrian economics: “The idea was to write a book for people who already know some economics,” Holcombe says.
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Austrians, Fractional Reserves, and the Money Multiplier

Money and Banks

09/02/2014Mises Daily Articles
Austrian economists have been wrongly accused of many intellectual crimes when it comes to fractional reserve banking. Robert Batemarco adds some clarity to the debate.
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A Sad End for Flashman?

Media and Culture

08/30/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Flashman Papers serve not only as the enjoyable, politically-incorrect memoirs of the world’s greatest cad, but also as bowdlerization-free historical accounts including the stumbling, botched efforts of an empire that can’t leave anyone alone.
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A Lesson in Economic Analysis from the Minimum Wage Debate

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/26/2014Mises Daily Articles
Supporters of government interventions like minimum wages. Careful analysis reveals another story, however. Without sound theory to explain them, such simple statistics are meaningless.
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Austrian Capital Theory and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
Austrian capital theory can go a long way in helping to explain why the apes featured in the film can be both highly-intelligent and hunter-gatherers.
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A Brief History of Progressivism

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

07/22/2014Mises Daily Articles
“Progressives” throughout history repeatedly show a fondness for social engineering and state control.
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Anarcocapitalistas contra Ayn Rand

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
La competencia genuina puede servir como el único «límite» real del poder del Estado.
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Anarcho-Capitalists Against Ayn Rand

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
Genuine competition can serve as the only real “limit” on state power.
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A College Degree Does Not Make You a Million Dollars

EducationU.S. Economy

04/11/2014Mises Daily Articles
The most hard-working and intelligent people tend to go to college, but it’s not the college degree that makes them successful.
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A Closer Look at Income Inequality

Global EconomyInterventionism

03/31/2014Mises Daily Articles
Income inequality has been called “the defining challenge of our time,” and it is generally made worse by government policies.
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