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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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Hamilton's Curse

BiographiesU.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

03/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
What DiLorenzo offers is not a biography of Hamilton but instead a critical examination of his ideas and a historical exploration of how they have shaped American history. DiLorenzo contrasts the statist, mercantilist, and nationalist philosophy of Hamilton with the strict constitutionalism of...
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Capitalism and Socialism

EducationFree MarketsOther Schools of Thought

03/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
How many people do you know who use variations on "capitalism" to describe pretty much anything they don't like? It's a vice that cuts several ways.
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A Message of Hope from the Dismal Science

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

12/24/2010Mises Daily Articles
I want to focus on how these times relate to history and how we can change the future by applying the economic way of thinking. I am therefore going to draw your attention to four different themes.
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Why Economics Is Crucial for Ethics

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/21/2010Mises Daily Articles
At this point it no doubt seems like economists are the wet blankets of the world, but one of the most important implications of careful economic reasoning is that often, your schemes and programs will not just be ineffective, they will be positively destructive.
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Barbecue Defined in the Process of Its Emergence

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

04/12/2010Mises Daily Articles
Social order is like barbecue. Both are defined in the process of their emergence.
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