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Karen De Coster, CPA

Vice President, Operations & Chief Financial Officer

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Free Market

Karen DeCoster, CPA, has a BBA in Accounting and an MA in economics from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan.

She has written for an assortment of publications and organizations, including the Mises Institute,, Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Heartland Institute, WorldNetDaily, Southern Events, Taki's Magazine, Euro Pacific Capital, and the Claire Boothe Luce Policy Institute.

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Cantillon for Laymen

BiographiesFree MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

11/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
Richard Cantillon, "the father of modern economics," understood that to break out of the mercantilist morass we must focus on human action.
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How Non-Profits Enhance Freedom and Markets

Free MarketsEntrepreneurship

08/28/2014Mises Daily Articles
The nonprofit form of enterprise is indispensable to both recipient individuals and the benefactors who fund them.
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Pork: The Government's Other White Meat

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/08/2013Mises Daily Articles
The story of pork’s decline involves the usual suspects: special interest lobbying arms and the federal government’s 30+ years of war on dietary fat.
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The Freedom to Buy and Sell Raw Milk

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionism

10/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
The folks who wish to banish raw milk can't leave the issue alone.
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Obama to Government Motors: "Let's Roll"

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareThe FedOther Schools of Thought

05/22/2009Mises Daily Articles
Freedom, choice, and capitalism will pay a dear price because a group of government bureaucrats, on the receiving end of political favors, will run a major sector of the US economy and foist a prescribed lifestyle upon American consumers.
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