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What Economics Is

The EntrepreneurAustrian Economics Overview

Blog09/20/2022

Learning economics is fundamentally about gaining economic literacy so we can better understand the world we are part of. The real world, not the invented world we find in formalized models.

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The Enclosure Movement and the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions

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Blog09/12/2022

While historians paint the enclosure movement in negative terms, it actually played an important role in developing agricultural entrepreneurship.

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Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: Still a Work in Progress

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Blog08/18/2022

Entrepreneurship is the key to real development, but cultural attitudes are often a significant barrier to entrepreneurship in the developing world.

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Yes, Precolonial Africa Had Technology and Economic Life before Colonialism

The EntrepreneurWorld History

Blog08/12/2022

Like all other places, Africa has a more nuanced history than what people previously have believed. The continent was not devoid of technology before the advent of colonialism, as there were pockets of inventiveness and small-scale manufacturing.

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Africa's Entrepreneurs: The Igbos of Nigeria

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Blog07/07/2022

Groups targeted by class warriors in America will achieve more if they follow the Igbos’ path and ignore the politics of grievance.

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Entrepreneurship Should Be the Goal, Not White-Collar Jobs

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Blog07/05/2022

Many of the best-known civil rights leaders eschewed entrepreneurship, emphasizing that blacks seek employment in the professions and government jobs.

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Market Success Is about Giving People What They Want

AntipoliticsThe EntrepreneurProgressivismEntrepreneurship

Blog06/11/2022

Progressives believe that economies should be run by high-IQ "experts." But successful market economies require entrepreneurs with an idea and the willingness to face uncertain economic conditions.

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Political and Economic Entrepreneurship: Freedom Depends on the Latter

Economic PolicyThe Entrepreneur

Blog06/06/2022

When we speak of entrepreneurship, we need to specify if it is economic or political. The first expands wealth and freedom; the second makes us poorer and less free.

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Christianity and the Development of Human Capital: Challenging the Narratives

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Blog05/20/2022

While the standard secular narrative is that Christianity held back science and human development, history tells a different story, one of literacy and the development of human capital.

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Quantitative Methods Are Incomplete When Used for Economic Analysis

The EntrepreneurAustrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPraxeology

Blog03/09/2022

Modern economics claims that quantitative methods are central to understanding economic analysis. Mises demonstrated why this belief is untrue.

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