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Old Wisdom Applied to Current Spending Proposals

Blog07/20/2019

“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you’re talking about real money.”

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On Conceptualizing Risk: Breaking the Dichotomy between Knightian Risk and Uncertainty

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

05/07/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What are the different concepts of financial risk? How do Austrian economists conceive of risk, uncertainty, and probability? Christian Hoffmann, parting ways with Mises, provides a taxonomy and cautions about the predominance of probability statistics in the realm of economics and finance.
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Our Disastrous Obsession with Equality

Blog02/16/2019

In a true market economy, the financial success of one person cannot conceivably be the cause of someone’s else’s poverty. In fact, it's the opposite.

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On Appeasing Envy

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionism

02/06/2019Mises Daily Articles
The envious are not satisfied with equality; they secretly yearn for superiority and revenge.
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On Being an Economist

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/22/2019

The economist’s lot is to study a field in which, almost more than any other, human folly displays itself. 

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Optimal Monetary Policy

Monetary Theory

11/15/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The competitive production of money can work and has worked well in all known historical cases.
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