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Ludwig von Mises, Sociology, and Metatheory

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

3 hours agoQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Can sociology be integrated into Mises's epistemological distinction between theory and history? What can sociology accomplish as a historical discipline?
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The Case for Free-Market Liberalism in Africa

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog6 hours ago

The African continent is exceedingly rich in natural resources, yet the living standard of Africans is very low. The most plausible explanation for this discrepancy is the lack of a system that protects private property.

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Why Friedman Is Wrong on the Business Cycle

Blog8 hours ago

 A common view is the bust is caused by various mysterious factors that have nothing to do with the previous boom. But that the main problem with the Friedman’s model is the lack of a coherent definition of what a boom-bust cycle really is.

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After Years of Decline, Competition in Banking Finally Grows Again

Money and Banks

Blog11 hours ago

As government-created barriers to entry rise and fall, so does competition in the banking sector.

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Why a "Crypto-Yuan" Won't Threaten the Dollar

China cannot disrupt the global monetary system and dethrone the US dollar when it has one of the world’s tightest capital control systems, a lack of separation of powers and weak transparency in its own financial system

11/12/2019Power & Market
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Rick Rule: Deep Understanding of Markets Opens a Pathway to Entrepreneurial Leadership

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

11/12/2019Audio/Video
Rick Rule explains the economic foundations of a journey to entrepreneurial leadership in a market segment that many others find intimidating and impossibly complex.
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A Deeply Flawed History of the Austrian School

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/12/2019The Austrian
Wasserman has brought to light substantial archival material on the background of the Austrian school. But his conclusions are deeply flawed, a s Wasserman is beyond his depth when he writes about theoretical issues.
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The FDA Wants to Control Your Stem Cells

Blog11/12/2019

Our right to privacy is premised upon the idea of personal autonomy and extends to the right to bodily integrity. This includes our stem cells.

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