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On Conceptualizing Risk: Breaking the Dichotomy between Knightian Risk and Uncertainty

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

05/07/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What are the different concepts of financial risk? How do Austrian economists conceive of risk, uncertainty, and probability? Christian Hoffmann, parting ways with Mises, provides a taxonomy and cautions about the predominance of probability statistics in the realm of economics and finance.
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Lisa Stevenson: Organizational Psychology and the Entrepreneurial Personality

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

05/07/2019Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings and Lisa Stevenson discuss how entrepreneurs can use Industrial and Organizational Psychology to help their firm succeed.
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Per Bylund: What is Competition?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/30/2019Audio/Video
Is thinking about the concept of competition useful for entrepreneurs running businesses? Hunter Hastings interviews Per Bylund.
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Private Property, Public Purpose

Private Property

04/25/2019Books
Property in private hands used for the production of goods and services for the market is already for all practical purposes public wealth. It is serving the public just as much as — in fact, far more effectively than — if it were owned and operated by the government.
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Ed Pletner Applies Alertness, Discovery, and Capabilities-Based Strategy to Start, Manage, and Grow His Firm

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/23/2019Audio/Video
Alertness, Discovery, and Resource-Based Strategy. Ed Pletner talks with Hunter Hastings about applying these economic concepts to start, grow, and manage a thriving business.
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The Economic Recessions of the Late 1970s and Early 1990s

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. History

Blog04/18/2019

The most characteristic feature of post-WWII business cycles is that they have originated in deliberately inflationary policies directed by central banks. 

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Entrepreneurial Decision Making with Peter Klein

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/16/2019Audio/Video
Decision-making can be daunting for entrepreneurs. Hunter Hastings and Peter Klein discuss how economics can help.
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A Better Red: The Transition from Communism to Coca-Cola in Romania

Big GovernmentWorld History

04/13/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the newly freed former communist states welcomed companies like Coca-Cola, which brought both capital and managerial skill to economies ruined by communism.
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