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Rothbardian Welfare Economics

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/24/2019

Rothbard’s work on welfare economics probably ranks among his least-known achievements, but it is truly a tour de force and another tribute to his great originality and talent as an economist.

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The Bureaucracy Problem

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsInterventionism

01/30/2019Mises Daily Articles
The price system performs the crucial function of transmitting knowledge throughout the society and thereby eliminates the need for bureaucracy.
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Richard Cantillon: An Introduction

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

09/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Jevons called Cantillon's Essai the "Cradle of Political Economy." It was one of the few books quoted by Adam Smith and it deserves reading by any serious thinker of political economy today.
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Trump's Two Biggest Trade Myths

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism

Blog06/23/2018

Government stats on trade deficits tell only a tiny bit of the real story. 

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Bank of Mexico: Bread Today, Hunger Tomorrow

Money and Banking

09/05/2017Mises Wire
The Bank of Mexico's reported profits are a short-term windfall that comes at the price of higher debt levels.
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Oil Is Cheap — Why OPEC Can’t Do Anything About It

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

06/19/2017Mises Wire
Only the future will tell if OPEC’s measures have any effect on oil prices or if our interpretation that they aren’t able to move prices is true.
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