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D.W. MacKenzie

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D.W. MacKenzie is an assistant professor at Carroll College.

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China and the Development Myth

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/22/2008Mises Daily Articles
We can see the strength of the case for economic freedom even more clearly through proper economic theorizing. Free-market economists like Friedrich Hayek and Ludwig von Mises arrived at the proper conclusions regarding socialism and interventionism long before the evidence on modern state planning...
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Unintended Consequences in the Process of Socializing Health Care

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryMonopoly and Competition

05/01/2008Mises Media
The movement towards socialized medicine is strong but widely misunderstood. Many ordinary people see health care as a right and complain that it is too expensive. Some economists also see problems with the existing health care system and propose public-sector alternatives. One serious problem with...
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The Relentless Process of Socializing Health Care

HealthEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

05/01/2008Mises Daily Articles
The real solution for health care insurance is therefore better education, both in terms of the history of governmental intervention in health care markets, and the theoretical concepts of Austrian economics that are indispensable to our understanding of historical facts.
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The Growth Effects of Federal Regulation

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

08/03/2007Mises Daily Articles
Logic and statistics confirm the case for prosperity through economic freedom. The current trend towards greater regulation is pernicious, but not irreversible.
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What If Social Security Were Completely Scrapped?

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/18/2007Mises Daily Articles
One day Social Security will go from being a reality supported by myths to a memory whose myths were debunked by reason.
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