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

Free MarketsProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

12/03/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
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

Austrian Economics OverviewCalculation and Knowledge

08/25/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
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

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/27/2015Mises Daily Articles
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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New Austrian Scholars and the Future

The EntrepreneurHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

12/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
"The Mises fellowship has been the single most important influence in my development as a scholar," writes Matt McCaffrey in his discussion on being an Austrian economist in academia today. "No other program could have given me the resources I needed to start my career."...

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Money and Socialism

Money and BanksMoney and BankingOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

How is socialism related to money? Money should be produced just like other goods through free markets. Central banks should not be controlling money, banking and credit.

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