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What the Wage Equality Crusaders Don't Understand

Media and CultureU.S. Economy

04/23/2017The Austrian
There are many forms of compensation other than cash, and this helps explain why many women earn "less" than men.
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What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About the Minimum Wage

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory


Areas where median wages are lowest are hurt the most by minimum wage increases. Puerto Rico is no exception.

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Why Intellectuals Fall for Socialism



Socialism has never and nowhere been at first a working-class movement. It has long depended on intellectuals to push the interventionist agenda.

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Why Negative Interest Rates Will Fail

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

02/16/2016Mises Wire
Negative rates will fail because the problem with the economy is not a problem of too little consumption or demand. The problem stems from a distorted economy caused by manipulated interest rates.
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Why Mises (and not Hayek)?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

10/04/2011Mises Daily Articles
Mises and Hayek are widely considered the most eminent liberal thinkers of the twentieth century. But, there are differences in their two legacies.
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