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Economic Models vs. The Real World

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/04/2019

Economic theory must have only one purpose — to explain economic activity. However, statistical methods are of no help in this regard.

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Ed Pletner Applies Alertness, Discovery, and Capabilities-Based Strategy to Start, Manage, and Grow His Firm

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/23/2019Audio/Video
Alertness, Discovery, and Resource-Based Strategy. Ed Pletner talks with Hunter Hastings about applying these economic concepts to start, grow, and manage a thriving business.
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Eric Mack on Libertarianism

04/22/2019Power & Market

In Libertarianism, the philosopher Eric Mack  offers an excellent and important guide to libertarian theory. In my review, I concentrate on his discussion of Robert Nozick.

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Entrepreneurial Decision Making with Peter Klein

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/16/2019Audio/Video
Decision-making can be daunting for entrepreneurs. Hunter Hastings and Peter Klein discuss how economics can help.
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Economic Stratification and College Admission

Education

Blog04/16/2019

The increasing importance of elite higher education is a symptom of "political capitalism" in which success is determined by political connections rather than by the satisfaction of consumer preferences in the marketplace.

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Elizabeth Warren's Antitrust Crusade: A New Progressive War on Wealth

Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. EconomyMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/06/2019

In their war on "monopolies," Progressives like Elizabeth Warren show they don't understand the history of anti-monopoly legislation, and they also don't understand that modern day "monopolies" aren't really monopolies at all.

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Entrepreneurs: Changing the World through Business

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog04/04/2019

We take so many things that make daily life easier for granted. But entrepreneurs are usually behind what often amounts to revolutionary changes.

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