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The Stock Market According to L.A. Hahn

Blog05/06/2019

Financial markets are neither perfectly efficient, nor animally spirited, but eventually adjusting.

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The Income Tax: Lessons from the Sixteenth Amendment

Taxes and Spending

Blog04/15/2019

The passage of an income tax in the early twentieth century in America was an enormous shift toward a far more centralized and powerful state.

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The Menace of Sub-Zero Interest-Rate Policy

Blog04/12/2019

If central banks had all respected a 1-2% floor to interest rates through the last decade how would economic recovery have taken place and what would have been the nature of the expansion?

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The Trouble With Socialist Anarchism

03/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
Murray Rothbard was an advocate of the stateless society, but he was never accepted by the anarchist movement and is still considered more a "capitalist lackey" than anarchist thinker.
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The Second Socialist Calculation Debate: Comments at the 2018 Austrian Economics Research Conference

SocialismCalculation and Knowledge

02/28/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article discusses the changes in Austrian economics stimulated by the Second Socialist Calculation Debate and suggests a direction for future research.
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The Division of Labor Is at the Very Core of Economic Growth

Capital and Interest Theory

Blog02/09/2019

The importance of the division of labor hardly can be exaggerated, and it is also key in understanding the process of capital creation.

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Trump's Absurd Claim that Americans Are Free from Government Coercion

Blog02/07/2019

Tuesday night, Donald Trump claimed that Americans have always been free and "will stay free" of "government coercion." The U.S. regime's many victims would probably beg to differ.

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The Depression of 2019-2021?

Blog12/28/2018

History never quite repeats itself, but we can look for echoes of depressions from the 1920 and 1930s. Indeed, our current bubble shares some characteristics with bubbles of the past.

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