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Matthew McCaffrey

Tags Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyMedia and CultureSocialismInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian EconomicsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

Matt McCaffrey, former Mises Research Fellow, is assistant professor of enterprise at the University of Manchester.

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How Bad Entrepreneurial Judgment Killed Half-Life 3

The EntrepreneurMedia and Culture

Blog01/17/2017

A lack of entrepreneurial and managerial direction prevented Valve from coordinating enough to focus on developing a new Half-Life.

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What's the Correct Number of Women Commandos?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and Knowledge

Blog01/10/2017

The military can't rationally allocate resources because it can't properly determine prices for them.

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The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog12/29/2016

The bias in favor of "education" is a bias in favor of the opinions of the intellectual classes: it is a devotion to the status quo.

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Entrepreneurship is the Key to Immigration

The Police StateCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurship

Blog12/23/2016

Defenders of free markets give entrepreneurs their full confidence in virtually every area of society, so why not immigration?

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Beware of Governments Bearing Tax Breaks

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog12/13/2016

Promises of tax relief are rarely genuine, and when they are, there are almost always hidden costs in the form of increased political entrepreneurship and the expansion of regulation.

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