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Joseph Stiglitz's Market-Failure Myth

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
With Stiglitz's mainstream neoclassical research, truth is only what can be measured and then fit into mathematical models.
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John Law, Genius or Swindler

09/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
Perhaps no person in the history of economics has inspired such strong opinions, both for and against, as John Law. Some view Law as a genius. To others he is considered a madman and swindler. In many ways, he was all of these things
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Just How Bad Are Britain's Spending Cuts?

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryInterventionism

06/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Britain's government workers should man up and accept that the free ride is over.
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Jane Jacobs: Libertarian Outsider

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

04/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
The basic logic of Jane Jacobs's work must lead an attentive reader inexorably to a libertarian view of human social relations.
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Josiah Warren: The First American Anarchist

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. History

02/25/2011Mises Daily Articles
"Peace, harmony, ease, security, happiness, will be found only in Individuality ."
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Job-Killing Labor Costs and the Manufacturing Sector

Free MarketsInterventionism

01/20/2011Mises Daily Articles
If the cost of labor increases, someone has to pay for it. Laborers may pay in the form of decreased work opportunities, investors may pay in the form of decreased returns on capital, or consumers may pay in the form of higher prices required by increased costs.
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Joan Kennedy Taylor

BiographiesFree Markets

01/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Joan Kennedy Taylor first became involved in the libertarian movement in the early 1960s, when she was a student at the Nathaniel Branden Institute in New York City. As a student of Objectivism, she espoused the political views of Ayn Rand.
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Job Creation and Other Economic Myths

The FedInterventionismMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

12/27/2010Mises Daily Articles
As a developer, I do not hire an employee before I have conceived of a construction activity that will earn me a decent return. I hire an employee when I have a productive need for his services.
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John Law: Proto-Keynesian

BiographiesBooms and BustsWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

11/18/2010Mises Daily Articles
Like today's central bankers, John Law proposed to "supply the nation" with a sufficiency of money. The increased money was supposed to vivify trade and increase employment and production — the "employment" motif providing a nice proto-Keynesian touch.
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