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Percy L. Greaves, Jr.

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Percy L. Greaves, Jr. (1906–1984) was a free-market economist for US News (the forerunner of US News and World Report) and authored several books on economics, including Understanding the Dollar Crisis and Mises Made Easier. He was also a seminar speaker and discussion leader with the Foundation for Economic Education. Percy and his wife Bettina Bien Greaves were long-time associates and friends of Ludwig von Mises, and regular attendants at Mises's New York University seminar.

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The Effect of Wage-Rate Interventions

Free MarketsInterventionism

08/24/2012Mises Daily Articles
Please do not think, as many do, that economics — which is a science — takes sides on this issue...

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How Prices Are Determined

PraxeologyPricesSubjectivism

08/17/2012Mises Daily Articles
Two questions as we go to the marketplace: whether or not to exchange, and if so, on what terms.

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The Role of Value in Human Action

Austrian Economics OverviewValue and Exchange

08/10/2012Mises Daily Articles
Life is a series of choices by which we seek to exchange something we have for something we prefer.

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What Is Economics?

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/03/2012Mises Daily Articles
Economics is <em>not</em> a dry subject. It is <em>not</em> a dismal subject. It is <em>not</em> about statistics. It is about human life.

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Why Speculators?

Free MarketsInterventionism

05/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
When government restricts the honorable activities of speculators, it removes checks and balances that the free market places on supply and demand.

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