Mises Wire

The Voluntaryist Constitution

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

Is it possible to write a constitution that truly limits the powers of the state?

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Thaler Wins Nobel

Other Schools of Thought

Blog10/09/2017
Austrians have been mostly skeptical about behavioral economics.
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Entrepreneurs Are the Key To Economic Development

Blog10/09/2017
How did the most advanced economies get to where they are? What can less-advanced economies do to catch up with the leading pack?
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Should Puerto Rico Default?

Blog10/05/2017
Default may be the least bad option for dealing with Puerto Rico's $73 billion debt.
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A Tax Increase on Advertising Is a Very Bad Idea

Taxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog10/05/2017
Advertising serves a key function in the economy, and raising taxes on it comes with a hefty price.
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Bernie Sanders's "Medicare for All" is Good for None

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealthTaxes and Spending

Blog10/02/2017
Sanders’s plan would artificially set provider fees well below market levels — and would force physicians and hospitals out of business.
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Rule by Experts?

Media and Culture

Blog09/10/2017
"Constructivist rationalism," the belief that scientific and technical elites can organize, from the top down, all human activities and organizations.
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Why Government Cannot Be Run Like a Business

Bureaucracy and RegulationCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/04/2017

Even with a former CEO in charge, no government agency can be run like a business. Trump's business experience gives him little advantage Washington.

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