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America's First Housing Bubble and the Panic of 1819

Money and Banking

Blog07/16/2021

In 1819 America, nobody blamed the effects for the Panic of 1819, they rightly blamed the cause. They blamed the "friendly central bank."

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Industrialization Is the Antidote to Global Poverty

The Environment

Blog07/16/2021

Industrialization has greatly reduced poverty worldwide over the past two centuries. But environmentalists want to reverse this progress in the name of fighting climate change. 

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Investors Are on the Lookout for a Crash. But Prices Keep Going Up.

Booms and Busts

Blog07/15/2021

With such a messed-up economy, why is it still hard to spot a bust on the horizon?

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What Is the Purpose of the Economy? Carl Menger Explains.

Value and Exchange

Blog07/15/2021

The goal of the human economy is to gain greater control over the means of satisfying human needs. We start with the most immediate needs, but thanks to saving and investment, we can move onward and upward from there. 

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Carl Menger Explains the Nature of Goods

Value and Exchange

Blog07/14/2021

Menger's contribution is famous beyond Austrian economics, because it was one of the fundamental works of the subjective value theory and of marginal analysis. 

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Canadian Healthcare: A Half Century of Broken Promises

Health

Blog07/14/2021

The Canadian government promises to make healthcare available to all. Yet Canadians are forced to endure long and deadly wait times for treatment. And it's getting worse. 

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The Ideas Taught at Mises U Are the Greatest Threat to the Establishment

Media and Culture

Blog07/14/2021

There is no greater threat to the prevailing progressive ideology that dominates both Washington and Silicon Valley than the ideas celebrated at Mises University. Please consider making a donation today.

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Will the Feds Try Price Controls to "Fix" Price Inflation?

Booms and Busts

Blog07/14/2021

We may be told price controls are a temporary necessity, as in 1971 under Nixon. But one thing is certain: price controls will do nothing to resolve the issues underlying the inflation.

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