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Human Action: A Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

Political TheoryPraxeology

10/04/2018Articles of Interest
If reading Human Action is too daunting, read this chapter-by-chapter summary of one of the greatest economic treatises ever written.
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How Champions of the Poor Become Tyrants

Bureaucracy and RegulationPricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/28/2018

The unintended consequences of government regulation lead to even more government coercion.

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How to Manipulate People with Interest Rates

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/17/2018

It is not possible to generate something out of nothing as suggested by Keynes and his many followers.

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How the Fed Enables Money Creation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/11/2018

It's true that the Fed doesn't directly set a target for money creation. But by setting interest-rate targets, the Fed adopts a de facto policy of money creation. 

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How Business Owners Take Cues From Interest Rates

Blog06/01/2018

To keep market share, business owners must respond to increases in consumer demands — even if owners suspect demand is being goosed by money printing.

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How To Calculate the Money Supply

Money and BanksMoney and BankingMoney Supply

Blog05/07/2018

In this interview, Joseph Salerno discusses how he and Murray Rothbard developed a better measure of the money supply. 

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How to End the Organ Donor Shortage

Free Markets

Blog01/13/2018
To find more organ donors, we don't need a government ad campaign. We only need to free the markets.
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How Central Banks Widen Wealth and Income Gaps

Blog11/09/2017
Over time, central-bank policies that favor the wealthy lead to income gaps that grow even larger.
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