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Joel Poindexter

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Joel Poindexter is a financial analyst who holds a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Rockhurst University. He is a graduate of Mises University and his writing has been published at,, and the Tenth Amendment Center.

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The Economics of American Pickers

Free MarketsValue and Exchange

09/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
The television show American Pickers shows many economic concepts in action, such as comparative advantage and specialization and trade, and it also illustrates numerous Austrian insights such as subjective value and the role of the entrepreneur.
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Market Order in War-Torn Iraq

Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

04/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Free-market solutions have blossomed in spite of being in the heart of a country ravaged by economic sanctions and all but total war.
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Set Culture Free

Media and Culture

01/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
Intellectual-property advocate Robert Levine ignores the group that all of this is meant to serve: the consumers.
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Immigration and Misplaced Blame

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
Many have misdirected their anger toward illegal immigrants or the businesses that hire them. Their outrage should be aimed at the state.
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Economic Lessons from the Pawn Shop

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
There are many great shows like these that feature basic economic principles.
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