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Not all PIIGS are Created Equal: A Comparison of Portugal and Ireland

Blog09/14/2019

The big differences between the economies of Ireland and Portugal illustrate how the eurozone's design just doesn't fit with modern economic realities.

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Negative Interest Rates and Financial Repression

Blog09/11/2019

These are the two major policies of financial repression currently in use: negative interest rates and quantitative easing.

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No Deal Brexit: What Will Actually Happen

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyLegal System

Blog08/22/2019

Let's set aside the politically tempting task of speculating about what might happen in the event of a No Deal Brexit, what can we say with certainty will happen?

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Nicholas Oresme and the First Monetary Treatise

World HistoryMonetary TheoryPolitical Theory

08/17/2019Mises Daily Articles
Austrian monetary thought can be traced back right to the very founding father of monetary economics, the great Nicholas Oresme, the 14th century Bishop of Lisieux.
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New Study Defending NYC’s Minimum Wage Law is Fake News

Free MarketsLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog08/13/2019

Last week Business Insider referenced a study to defend NYC's minimum wage law. Neither holds up well upon any sort of serious analysis.

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Neil Schulman RIP

08/11/2019Power & Market

Neil Schulman, a noted libertarian science fiction writer, has passed away.

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No One Has a Right to a Good Reputation

Blog08/10/2019

In a free society, defamation would be a nonissue. No one would be able to use the courts to punish other people for the things they say or write. The only exception would be if a person voluntarily signed, then violated, a contract agreeing not to say certain things.

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Nation and State Are Two Different Things

Political Theory

Blog08/05/2019

On a recent mountain-climbing trip to Russia, it became very clear how nation and state are two very different ideas. Most everyone I encountered was proud of his nation. Few had much good to stay about their states.

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