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Josef Šíma

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Josef Šíma is president of the CEVRO Institute (school of legal and social studies), a free-market college located in Prague, the Czech Republic.

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A Laissez-Faire Fable of the Czech Republic

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
It is the task of this paper to describe what can happen to “a good cause” when it is “ineptly defended,” and to address the problem of the relationship between a verbal free-market support and advocacy in general on one hand, and practical political statements and policy measures adopted by these...


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Praxeology as Law & Economics

Legal SystemU.S. EconomyPraxeology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The law & economics movement has become one of the most dynamic schools within economics. Its origin is often dated back to the University of Chicago in the 1950s and 1960s, but insights about the interconnections of economics and the law can be found in the works of earlier economists. Volume...


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From the Bosom of Communism to the Central Control of EU Planners

Big GovernmentLegal SystemOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Since the end of the Second World War, the issue of European integration has taken on ever-greater economic and political importance. Upon communism’s collapse in Eastern and Central Europe, a special new dimension was added to the process. The idea of building a united and integrated Europe by...


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Austrian Economists in the Age of European Political Centralization

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

10/14/2011Mises Media
Presented in Vienna, Austria, on 20 September 2011. Includes an introduction by Douglas E. French.
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The Quest for a Property-Based, Misesian Economics

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

03/29/2006Mises Media
Josef Sima presents the Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture: The Quest for a Property-Based, Misesian Economic. From the 2006 Austrian Scholars Conference.
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