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Financial MarketsFree MarketsRationalism
The efficient market hypothesis, which is popular in neoclassical economics circles, holds that markets are so "efficient" that entrepreneurial profits are generated randomly.
Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
Populists on the right (and left) are claiming that American prosperity came about because of high protective tariffs. But political rhetoric can't replace sound economics.
In the past, many Americans may have simply trusted to the regime to provide "law and order." But that sentiment is apparently becoming more and more rare.
Even though the Fed has been inflating the US dollar with impunity, neither the yen nor the euro can challenge the USD.
Economic FreedomFree MarketsEntrepreneurship
People decrying poverty in developing countries usually overlook the fact that there is a dearth of long-term economic thinking.
U.S. HistoryWorld History
National divorce does happen, and debts are not necessarily repudiated as a result. We can look to examples from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Czech-Slovak split.
Just like the USA, Mexico is being hit with high inflation. This should surprise no one, given the Mexican government's recent economic policies.
Big GovernmentEconomic FreedomEconomic PolicyFree Markets
There is a future of capitalism with higher living standards for all. Then there is the alternative: state-directed economic stagnation and runaway inflation.