Mises Wire

How Bad Is It?

Booms and Busts

Blog05/13/2020

Crashes are fast, like that first hill on a coaster. Recoveries are not, for the simple reason that production is more difficult than destruction.

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How to Think about the Fed Now

Blog04/15/2020

The Fed is, in effect, a lawless economic government unto itself. It is the lender of first resort, a kind of reverse pawnshop that pays top dollar for rapidly declining assets.

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How Anti-Trust Policy Hurts the Little Guy

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/07/2019

Government anti-trust policy often results in destroying cost-saving measures adopted by larger firms, thus driving up prices for ordinary consumers.

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Happy Birthday Ron!

Blog08/20/2019

How many people peak after 60?

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How OPEC Became Irrelevant

The EntrepreneurGlobal Economy

Blog07/17/2017
Traditional oil-producing countries still fail to face the new reality.
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How Taxes Distort Business

Blog04/18/2017
Taxes not only fund wars and enrich unworthy rulers, but also create crippling distortions in every economy the world has ever known.
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Human Action Beats Stats in the Super Bowl

Media and CulturePraxeology

Blog02/06/2017
We study probability and statistics for the same reason we study economics: we want to make sense of the world.
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