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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.

The Inferiority Complex of the Social Sciences

May 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?

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

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Governmental Aids to Monopoly

March 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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International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

November 8, 2009
Fritz Machlup International Trade and the National Income Multiplier

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The Political Economy of Monopoly

October 21, 2009
Intended as a textbook, this is Fritz Machlup's sophisticated — yet readily comprehensible — introduction to the subject at hand...

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