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Matt McCaffrey

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Matt McCaffrey is assistant professor of enterprise at the University of Manchester.

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Mises on Protectionism and Immigration

Mises DailyJanuary 27, 2016
Ludwig von Mises understood that, when it comes to the movement of capital and labor across the borders of nation-states, only the ideology of freedom and free markets can lead to peaceful and fruitful collaboration between states and societies.

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Austrian Economics Is More than Free-Market Economics

Mises DailyJanuary 12, 2016
Many people mistakenly think of Austrian economics as nothing more than a radical defense of free markets, though it's really a framework for studying human action and its social implications...

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Review of Austrian Theory and Economic Organization: Reaching Beyond Free Market Boundaries edited by Guinevere Liberty Nell

Quarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsDecember 3, 2015
Nell says that Austrians are too often motivated—and constrained—by the search for free-market conclusions, leading them to neglect both the problems of unregulated markets and the promise of alternative forms of organization...

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What's Love Got to Do with It? Action, Exchange, and Gifts in Economic Theory

Quarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsAugust 25, 2015
John Mueller believes economics is fatally flawed because it cannot account for charitable love between persons.

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No, Tax Breaks are not Subsidies

Mises DailyMay 27, 2015
The video game industry has been criticized for taking advantage of tax breaks, with critics claiming that the industry is being "subsidized" by a smaller tax bill. But, there's a very big difference between a tax break and a subsidy...

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