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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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The Magnificence of Disposable Diapers

The EnvironmentEntrepreneurship

11/17/2008Mises Daily Articles
People will be strip-mining old landfills for petroleum products that they can convert into fuel.
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Diminishing Marginal Utility: It's a Law

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

11/03/2008Mises Daily Articles
One of the most important principles of economics is that decisions are made at the margin, and one of the key problems in classical economics concerned the source of value.
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Must We Obey Interior Design Regulations?

Free MarketsInterventionismPrivate Property

10/27/2008Mises Daily Articles
The state punishes those who do good (those who provide services that customers are willing to pay for at a price they are willing to pay) and rewards those who do evil (those who use the coercive power of the state to prevent people from entering the marketplace and earning a living).
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Trade Makes People Better Off, Even Superheroes

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

10/13/2008Mises Daily Articles
The law of comparative advantage tells us that no matter how much more productive they are than the rest of us, even people who are very productive can be made better off by trading with people who are not.
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The SEC Short Sells Us Down the River

Financial MarketsFree MarketsInterventionism

10/09/2008Mises Daily Articles
By outlawing short selling, the Securities and Exchange Commission outlawed a practice that produces information necessary for financial markets to function smoothly.
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