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Robert Shiller Is Shilling for the State

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog05/30/2017
For economist Robert Shiller, housing bubbles result from too little government regulation.
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Rothbard: These Are the Best Libertarian Educators

Education

Blog05/24/2017
In a 1961 letter to F.A. Harper, Rothbard, listed who he felt were the world's most important libertarian educators.
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Rising Oil Prices Don't Cause Inflation

Prices

Blog05/01/2017
The core driver of general increases in prices of goods and services is central-bank driven money-supply growth, not the price of oil.
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RIP Will Grigg

Blog04/12/2017
Will Grigg, full name William Norman Grigg, passed away today after a series of hospitalizations.
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Rent Control Makes for Good Politics and Bad Economics

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog04/10/2017
Politicians see that rent control is an easy way to buy some votes from many voters. Sadly, the policy only ends up hurting renters in the long run.
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Remembering Burt Blumert

Blog03/30/2017
Today is the eighth anniversary of the death of Burt Blumert, one of Murray Rothbard's closest friends and a key figure supporting the Mises Institute and Lew Rockwell.com.
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Raiders Move to Vegas Gives Taxpayers Reason to Boo, Players Reason to Cheer

Taxes and Spending

Blog03/28/2017
The NFL is coming to Vegas. This means higher hotel taxes for tourists, but lower tax rates for players.
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Ryancare is Failing — What Should Happen Next?

Free MarketsHealthU.S. Economy

Blog03/23/2017
The market is creating its own solutions to Obamacare. The focus should be protecting it from further government control.
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