Mises Wire

Don't Want a Liquidity Trap? More Saving Is the Answer

Blog11 hours ago

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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Don't Trust the Government with Breathalyzers and other Forensic Evidence

Legal System

Blog11/16/2019

Government police, analysts, and lab workers have been repeatedly shown using faulty technology, forging documents, and falsifying lab results to arrest, prosecute, and convict innocent citizens.

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Defining Poverty

Blog11/15/2019

One of the great problems involved in setting a standard of poverty is the ever-changing concept of "adequate" nutrition. Recently a nutrition survey concluded that "only one person in a thousand escapes malnutrition!"

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Does Milton Friedman's "Plucking Model" Refute Austrian Business Cycle Theory?

Blog11/06/2019

Noah Smith's Bloomberg column praises Milton Friedman's "plucking model" of recessions, where the severity of a bust is connected to the strength of the following recovery. Does this refute Mises' BOOM-BUST theory?

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Do IP Laws Promote Innovation? Empirical Evidence Suggests the Opposite.

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/01/2019

Proponents claim intellectual property laws are necessary to promote scientific and artistic innovation. Empirical evidence suggests the opposite is true. 

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Dave Smith One-on-One with Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist and Dave Smith discuss D.C., Ancapistan, the future of religion in western society, and the Federal Reserve.
10/24/2019Power & Market
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