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Fritz Machlup

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Fritz Machlup (1902–1983) was an Austrian-American economist. He was one of the first economists to examine knowledge as an economic resource.

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Ludwig von Mises: A Scholar Who Would Not Compromise

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

02/23/2022Mises Daily Articles
The fact that I could take exception to some of Mises's teaching does not make me an apostate. It should prove, instead, that the great teacher had produced students with open and critical minds.
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The Inferiority Complex of the Social Sciences

The EntrepreneurPhilosophy and Methodology

05/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
Very young children are forgiven when they misbehave and do silly things. Perhaps social scientists wish to claim this privilege of childhood.
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Can We Control the Boom?

Booms and Busts

05/05/2010Articles of Interest
Machlup deconstructs and examines the "Boom Economy" of the day.
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Governmental Aids to Monopoly

03/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
One of the oldest and most widespread methods of government regulation is to prohibit specified activities without the express permission of the government. In the 16th century King Henry II of France carried this type of regulation to its extreme limit, at least in theory, when he declared that...
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Professor Knight and the 'Period of Production'

Capital and Interest Theory

04/17/2006Articles of Interest
From The Journal of Political Economy , Volume 43, Number 5, October 1935.
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