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The Economics of the Public Sector

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/14/2018Audio/Video
In the real world, it is impossible to separate economic analysis from an understanding the effects of state intervention in the marketplace.
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The Atlantic's "Take" on Mainstream and Behavioural Economics

12/14/2018Power & Market

Does the Atlantic Magazine come down on the side of mainstream or behavioral economics?

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The Morals of Human Cooperation

Free MarketsMedia and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

12/13/2018Mises Daily Articles
Henry Hazlitt has done us a great service, for it is a rare philosopher who recognizes that the consistent adherence to a set of ethical rules promotes social cooperation and benefits everyone in society.
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The State Is Influencing Big Tech’s "Unpersoning" — Now Imagine If It Takes Over Healthcare

Big GovernmentHealthMedia and Culture

Blog12/11/2018

Grow the scope of government and expand the weapons of the state that can be deployed against its political enemies.

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The Definition of Economic Progress

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

12/11/2018Mises Daily Articles
What is called economic progress is the effect of an accumulation of capital goods exceeding the increase in population.
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The Deep State Wants Your Guns

Blog12/11/2018

With direct access to data and regulatory power, unelected bureaucrats can be a greater threat to private and property rights than elected officials.

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Tax Competition: A Practical Way to a Low-Tax World

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog12/11/2018

It's important to make the moral case for lower taxes, but we shouldn't overlook simply defending institutional competition.

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The Myth of the Neutral Interest Rate

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/08/2018

Even if the Fed were to know the level of the neutral rate it could not achieve economic stability.

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