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Art Carden

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Art Carden is assistant professor of economics, Brock School of Business, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama.

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Economics in One Lesson Is Still Relevant

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

10/06/2008Mises Daily Articles
If the market is left to its own devices, the price will be an accurate reflection of what something is worth at a given point in time. When the government intervenes, it forces the prices to lie: the signals about the costs and benefits of different actions will be distorted.
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Free Gas and The Economics of Charity

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

09/23/2008Mises Daily Articles
We agree that charity is a virtue, but sometimes well-intentioned plans have undesirable consequences or fail to live up to their potential because they change people's incentives.
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Do Hurricanes Cause Shortages?

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

09/15/2008Mises Daily Articles
Price controls do cause shortages.
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Fill-in-the-Blank Article About Price-Gouging Laws

Free MarketsLegal SystemInterventionism

09/08/2008Mises Daily Articles
The prospect of high profits after natural disasters should attract firms to disaster-prone areas, but if they are not allowed to earn high profits after disasters, they might as well do business in safer environs.
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Labor Day and Freedom

Free MarketsInterventionismProduction Theory

09/01/2008Mises Daily Articles
The bargains the firm makes with its workers are nobody else's business.
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