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On the "Epidemic" of "Gun Violence"

02/28/2018Power & Market

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On Universities, Krugman, and the State of Austrian Economics

EducationU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

02/22/2018The Austrian
In his usual engaging way, Robert Murphy explains what's wrong with the economics profession — it might have something to do with Paul Krugman.

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Our Interests and Their Interests

Free MarketsInterventionism

Mises formed a highly sophisticated theory of classes and of class conflict by distinguishing sharply between the market and the state.

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On-Duty Police Deaths Were Near a 50-Year Low in 2017

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Government policing is becoming less hazardous. It is also safer than being a roofer, farmer, or pilot.

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Our Passive Trade Balance

History of the Austrian School of Economics

This is the first time Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk's essay "Our Passive Trade Balance" has appeared in English.

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Ownership of the Product by Capitalists

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsProduction Theory

11/25/2017Mises Daily Articles
Popular literature attributes enormous "power" to the capitalist. However, this is far from the case.

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Optimal Monetary Policy

Monetary Theory

11/15/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The competitive production of money can work and has worked well in all known historical cases.


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Obama Administration's Bank Regulation Still Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

Big GovernmentThe FedMoney and Banks

Few presidencies have ever done more to widen the gap between rich and poor than Barack Obama.

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Opportunity and the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipSubjectivism

10/17/2017Mises Daily Articles
The discovery and (potential) exploitation of opportunities is proposed as the unit of analysis for entrepreneurship research.

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Our Obsession with Survey Data is Ruining Economics

Philosophy and Methodology

The many flaws of survey data makes it a rather questionable foundation for economic science.

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