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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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Minecraft and Crusoe Economics

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog01/24/2018
Minecraft serves as a model of a simple, developing economy that — not unlike the real world — continues to develop by accumulating capital.

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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 2

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/24/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts Narciso López’s second attempt to overthrow Spanish rule in Cuba.

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How Sound Economics Birthed the Video-Game Era

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

Blog01/19/2018
Technological know-how is not enough to make a high-tech endeavor successful.

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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 1

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/17/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses revolutionary Narciso López and the American annexation of Cuba.

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Free State Kansas

U.S. History

01/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses how the Kansas territory turned in favor of the Free State settlers.

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