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Money-Supply Growth Near a Ten-Year Low As Lending Slows

Money Supply

Blog01/16/2018

Growth in the supply of US dollars remained near a multi-year low in December, growing 2.9 percent, year over year.

In November, year-over-year growth in the money supply fell to a 129-month low, growing 2.7 percent. The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate than November 2017...

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Mises Explains What Motivates Human Action

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog01/01/2018
Mises understood that human history is not governed by fate and pre-determined ends, but by individual human actions with diverse motivations.
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Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog12/06/2017
New government regulations designed to end sexual harassment would only raise the legal risk of hiring women, and encourage employers to hire more men.
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More on Interest Rates and Time Preference

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/02/2017
Currently observed negative yields on some European corporate bonds supposedly runs contrary to the positive time preference theory. How can this be?
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Minimum Wage Laws Have Many Victims

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/01/2017
Employers, workers, and consumers are all hurt when minimum wages are imposed on markets.
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Massive Overkill: The Pentagon's High-Priced Nuclear Arsenal

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/30/2017
America's nuclear arsenal is more about corporate welfare than actual national defense.
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Misdiagnosing Populism

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11/28/2017
Libertarians should support populist sentiments or movements when they are pro-liberty/anti-state, and oppose them when they are not.
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