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Fernando Herrera-Gonzalez

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Fernando Herrera-González writes from Spain. His Doctoral Dissertation applied Austrian economics to telecommunication regulation. He was granted the Victor Mendoza 2012 Award for Best Thesis in defense of the free market, by Instituto de Estudios Económicos. He has published in several peer-reviewed journals, and is possibly the first author to quote Ludwig von Mises in a journal related to telecom policy. Send him mail.

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Do We Want High Prices or Low Prices?

PricesSubjectivismValue and Exchange

04/21/2015Mises Daily Articles
We’re often told that some prices should be high, and some others should be low. But the real goal should not be high prices or low prices, but a price system that communicates what is valued in society.
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A Free Market Approach to Insider Trading

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

01/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
If we seek to eliminate or regulate insider trading, we have only to allow free competition among stock markets and eliminate legal barriers to entry. Companies would choose what stock market to list with depending upon the behavior and rules of each. Consumers always win when there is competition.
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Net Neutrality: Unwarranted Intervention

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

05/28/2010Mises Daily Articles
"What if the management is done by the government? Then we abandon the realm of service and enter into the realm of policy."
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Opening the Internet — with an Axe

Global EconomyLegal SystemMedia and CultureInterventionism

02/25/2010Mises Daily Articles
Moreover, the obligations of nondiscrimination and transparency will have negative effects on innovation, investment, and prosperity, instead of the positive effects that may be expected from the openness of the Internet.
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How Not to Bring Broadband to All

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyMedia and CultureInterventionismPrices

08/06/2009Mises Daily Articles
The only way to guarantee extension of broadband service in an efficient way is to avoid any intervention in the market. Only the free market guarantees that all demand is satisfied, and that the price is the minimum realizable without confiscating wealth from some individuals in favor of others.
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