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Matthew McCaffrey

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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

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

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What’s So Moral About Moral Hazard?

Big GovernmentHealthInterventionism

Blog04/13/2016

Moral hazard is a vital concept for economics. We should be careful not to let critics trivialize or dismiss it; when they do, calls for government intervention and special privileges are seldom far behind.

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Matt McCaffrey: Revisiting Rothbard

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/03/2016Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Matt McCaffrey discuss Murray N. Rothbard's enduring legacy, plus the new Rothbard Reader .

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The Rothbard Reader

Austrian Economics Overview

03/02/2016Books
More than two decades since Rothbard's passing, his influence lives on, both in the work of a new generation of social scientists, and among a growing number of the general public...

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Mises on Protectionism and Immigration

Global EconomyInterventionismPolitical Theory

01/27/2016Mises Wire
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

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

01/12/2016Mises Wire
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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