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Plastic Bans: Imaginary Benefits, Real Costs

Big GovernmentThe Environment

Blog08/03/2019

Proposals to ban single-use plastics is yet another triumph of symbolism over substance. Unfortunately, while the benefits are largely illusory, the costs are quite real.

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Powell Is Giving Trump His Rate Cut, Here is Why It's a Mistake

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2019

With the economy growing at 2.1%, unemployment at 3.6%, creating 170,000 jobs per month, and estimated underlying core inflation of 2%, no objective data justifies cutting rates that are already artificially low.

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Per Bylund on Entrepreneurial Strategy

The EntrepreneurStrategyEntrepreneurship

07/23/2019Audio/Video
Austrian Entrepreneurial Strategy is a lot different — and better — than traditional business school approaches.
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President's Impact Report — Second Quarter 2019

Blog07/19/2019

See what we've accomplished this quarter! We are proud of our students and events and keep improvement as a constant goal. Thank you to our Members who make all of this possible.

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Planning for Freedom

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

07/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
There is no other means to attain full employment, rising real wage rates and a high standard of living for the common man than private initiative and free enterprise.
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Privatizing Public Lands Doesn't Mean Turning Them Into Shopping Centers

The Environment

Blog07/18/2019

Public lands already have value as nature preserves and tourist attractions. At the same time, the economic needs of ordinary human beings — which often require land development — shouldn't be ignored. 

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Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/11/2019Mises Daily Articles
The praxeological method was the basic method of the earlier Austrian school and also of a considerable segment of the older classical school.
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