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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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An Entrepreneurial Theory of Moral Hazard

Calculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest Theory

From the session on "Advances in the Theory of Entrepreneurship," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 21 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama...

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The Currency-Banking Dispute in the Early Writings of Mises and his Contemporaries

Symposium on 'The Theory of Money and Credit'. Recorded March 9, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [21:59]...

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Entrepeneurs and Uncertainty: Back to the Future

The Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind the markets and prices that provide goods and services to consumers. Human action looks to the future. Entrepreneurs shoulder risks and, if they guess right, collect profits as rewards. If wrong, they lose.

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How Do People Make Economic Decisions?

Austrian Economics Overview

The economic point of view holds that logic reveals that certain means - like socialism -simply cannot produce certain desired results such as social cooperation. Austrian economics realistically explains all the choices that people make to be better off.

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Incentives in Economic Theory

Session on Economic Theory I. Recorded March 10, 2011, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [15:49]

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