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Gary Galles

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Gary M. Galles is a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University and an adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He is also a research fellow at the Independent Institute, a member of the Foundation for Economic Education faculty network, and a member of the Heartland Institute Board of Policy Advisors.

His research focuses on public finance, public choice, economic education, organization of firms, antitrust, urban economics, liberty, and the problems that undermine effective public policy. His scholarly articles have appeared in The European Journal of the History of Economics Thought, The American Economist, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, The Journal of Economics and Finance Education, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, The Atlantic Economic Review, The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, and The Independent Review. He has also authored well over 1,000 articles for general audiences, in dozens of outlets. In addition to his most recent book, Pathways to Policy Failures (2020), his books include Lines of Liberty (2016), Faulty Premises, Faulty Policies (2014), and Apostle of Peace (2013).

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The Economy Is a Mess: What Lessons Will We Learn?

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism

11/07/2022Mises Media
As inflation advances and the economy slowly implodes, we also learn valuable lessons.
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Why Proposition 13 and Attacking It Are Both Popular

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending

11/04/2022Mises Media
More than forty years ago, California voters enthusiastically passed Proposition 13, which limited property tax hikes. Politicians have been lying about it ever since.
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Why Proposition 13 and Attacking It Are Both Popular

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending

Blog10/26/2022

More than forty years ago, California voters enthusiastically passed Proposition 13, which limited property tax hikes. Politicians have been lying about it ever since.

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Can We Have Scarcity but Reject the "Scarcity Mindset?" In a Word, No

Free MarketsProgressivism

Blog10/22/2022

Progressives claim that while they might acknowledge the presence of scarcity, nonetheless, we can reject a "scarcity mindset" because governments can order an end to scarcity through fiat.

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