Mises Wire

Economics and Humanity

Praxeology

Blog08/28/2017
The subject matter of praxeology is merely the essential manifestation of human life, viz., action.
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Employment Is Not the Key to Economic Growth

Labor and WagesBusiness Cycles

Blog08/11/2017
Fixing unemployment without addressing the issue of real savings cannot increase the pace of economic growth.
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Entrepreneurial Discovery: Who Needs It?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog08/08/2017
Is Israel Kirzner’s explanation of the market process correct and, if so, is it useful?
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Even Partial Drug Legalization Goes a Long Way in Protecting Property Rights

Legal SystemThe Police State

Blog07/17/2017
The partial legalization of cannabis in Colorado has made it harder for police to justify many searches and seizures that were once routine.
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Europe's Unsustainable Welfare State

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
The EU average tax burden on workers is 44.9%. The average worker in the EU spends half a year working for the tax man. This is not sustainable.
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ESPN and the Bursting of the Sports Bubble

Media and CultureMonopoly and Competition

Blog05/23/2017
ESPN is losing 10,000 customers per day, and this means big trouble for all of the sports entities that depend upon the big payouts that ESPN provides.
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Entrepreneurship’s Split-Personality Problem

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog05/16/2017
Practice and theory are often seen as being distinct and in conflict with each other. But, hands-on entrepreneurs can learn a lot from economic theory.
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Economists Are Not Plumbers

Blog05/15/2017

The American Economic Review has published Esther Duflo's Richart T. Ely Lecture, "The Economist as Plumber".

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