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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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Defining the Extent of the Market: the Whole Foods Case

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareLegal SystemInterventionism

06/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The division of labour is limited by the extent of the market." The extent of the market, however, is best defined by entrepreneurs and consumers, not regulators.
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Playing Chicken in Memphis

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsSubjectivismValue and Exchange

05/26/2009Mises Daily Articles
If the critics are right, then Fowler Foods has missed an opportunity to turn a tidy profit by selling grilled chicken.
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Conscription of Men, Women, and Resources

Legal SystemU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

05/18/2009Mises Daily Articles
Conscription was an unjust, capricious, and immoral disaster then. We don't have any reason to think things will be different now.
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The Myths of Capitalism's History

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsU.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

05/11/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The costs of an incorrect view of industrial history can be substantial."
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The Destruction of Capitalism (and Civilization)

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

05/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
In 1956, Mises showed how the supposed failures of the market economy were failures of the state and documented the traits of anticapitalism. In 2009, the facts have changed but the message remains the same.
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