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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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7 Observations on the Humane Nature of Capitalism



Capitalism isn't just better because it makes us materially better off. Capitalism also helps us forge a more humane and civil society. 

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Rewinding the Mainspring of Human Progress

04/07/2021Power & Market

Henry Grady Weaver’s The Mainspring of Human Progress drew out how poverty was almost everyone’s fate throughout world history until the evolution of capitalism made civilization possible.

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Remembering Tibor Machan

03/18/2021Power & Market

"We’re each supposed to have our rights, unalienable rights…unalienable even by a majority."

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Aggregated Data Hides the Damage Done by Minimum Wage Hikes

Bureaucracy and Regulation

03/11/2021Mises Media
Much of the harm is disguised by focusing on forecasts of higher aggregate income for the poor. Individuals, on the other hand, are another story.
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Isabel Paterson: A Woman Whose Wisdom Could Literally Save the World

03/06/2021Power & Market
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