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Fritz Machlup

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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The Inferiority Complex of the Social Sciences

Mises DailyMay 4, 2012
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?

Papers of InterestMay 5, 2010
Machlup deconstructs and examines the "Boom Economy" of the day.

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Governmental Aids to Monopoly

Mises DailyMarch 9, 2010
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'

Papers of InterestApril 17, 2006
From The Journal of Political Economy , Volume 43, Number 5, October 1935.

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The Liquidity of Short-Term Capital

Papers of InterestApril 14, 2006
From Economica , No. 37, August 1932.

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