Mises Wire

Why Epistemology Is Important (in Economics and Everything Else)

Blog01/03/2019

How is it that we adopt the latest fad, without any pause as to why we now unwaveringly refute what we once claimed true?

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What You Really Pay for In College: Credentials, not Education

Education

Blog08/29/2018

The United States is overeducated and degrees provide a low social return. Politicians are too dumb to realize it.

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Western Capitalist Countries are the Best Places to be Born a Woman

Global EconomyLabor and WagesMedia and Culture

Discrimination against women is a phenomenon of anti-capitalist and Muslim countries. Protection of women’s rights is a phenomenon of capitalist and Western countries.

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Cummins Engine Company

The Entrepreneur

Blog03/27/2018

In the pursuit of profit, many firms also seek to improve their communities in more intangible ways. 

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When Pollution Is a Violation of Property Rights

The EnvironmentPrivate Property

Blog03/24/2018

Rothbard's prescriptions for legal remedies against polluters are far better than the regulatory regime now favored by governments. 

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Why Are People Buying Bonds with Negative Yields?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/21/2017
Is this really negative time preference or a central bank induced crack-up bond boom?
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Will Americans Die Young Enough to Save Pension Plans?

Blog11/03/2017
The good news for pension funds is that Americans are retiring later and dying sooner.
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What a Gold-Backed Yuan and Cryptocurrencies May Mean for the Dollar

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2017
China has wanted to unshackle itself from the dollar for a long time and now they’re giving yuan-denominated gold contracts a third try.
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