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Don't Thank Government Officials for Progress in Sanitation and Life Expectancy

World History

Blog9 hours ago

Government officials have often stood in the way of scientific progress.

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Democracy Is Coercive, No Matter What "Civic Republicans" Say

Blog12/06/2019

For an advocate of civil republicanism, you could be drafted into the army, or taxed at very high rates, and that's fine because you participated in a process (democracy) in which you helped pick your own rulers. This view of freedom has a few problems.

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Desocialization of Enterprises: Empowering Venezuelans

SocialismPrivate Property

11/26/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
How can state enterprises in Venezuela be desocialized? What would a privatization law look like for Venezuela? The authors describe a proposal to move Venezuela toward free markets.
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Don't Want a Liquidity Trap? More Saving Is the Answer

Blog11/19/2019

The fact that central bank policies become ineffective in reviving the economy is not due to the liquidity trap, but because of the decline in the pool of real savings. This decline emerges due to loose monetary and fiscal policies.

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Does Economic Theory Work in Business?

EducationThe EntrepreneurAustrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

11/19/2019Audio/Video
Marketing guru Hunter Hastings offers a look at his new platform which uses Austrian theory to teach actionable entrepreneurship.
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