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Deneen on Liberalism

Political Theory

Blog01/16/2018
Deneen, a political theorist at Notre Dame, has written an insightful account of how isolated individuals turn to the State. Unfortunately, his account of classical liberalism is open to objection.
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Did Hayek Really Say that Free Markets Make Consumers Better Informed?

Prices

Blog01/12/2018
The price system conveys the relevant information about the supply and demand for different goods on the market to help consumers better economize.
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De-Homogenizing Cryptocurrencies

Money and Banks

Blog12/15/2017
Over 1000 different cryptocurrencies exist, and their uses and values can vary considerably.
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Do Graduate Degrees Produce Value?

Blog12/13/2017
The case for not taxing tuition waivers is the same as the case for not taxing anything else. There's nothing magical about graduate degrees.
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Defending the Undefendable: The Slum Lord

Free MarketsFrom the Archives

Blog12/11/2017
Slum housing is a problem when the inhabitants live there of necessity — not wishing to remain there, but unable to afford anything better.
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Double Your Gift to the Mises Institute at No Cost!

Blog12/01/2017
Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match all donations received through December 9.
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Dictators Fall, but States Remain: Zimbabwe's (Already) Missed Chance

Free MarketsSocialismWorld History

A pivotal and far-reaching transformation for Zimbabwe. How can one know that things won’t change?
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Don't Close the Tax "Loopholes"

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/27/2017
Closing so-called tax loopholes simply increase the tax burden for many Americans, and are hardly to be praised.
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