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A Government-Imposed Minimum Wage for Pro Hockey Players?

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and Wages

Blog12/05/2018

Minor-league hockey players know what they're getting into when they sign their contracts. But now they want the government to overturn their contracts and force a pay raise.

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Austrian Economics and the Transaction Cost Approach to the Firm

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

10/26/2018Libertarian Papers
Why are there many firms in the world, and not just one, big mega-corporation? The answer lies in the problem of calculating costs and prices.
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America Picks a Fight With its Largest Foreign Creditor

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/17/2018

Pursuing a trade war with your largest creditor, whose also on the edge of insolvency, is a recipe for financial meltdown.

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A Sideways Skyscraper Curse?

Booms and BustsTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog01/19/2018
Project Neon is the largest public works project in Nevada history.
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Americans Are Addicted to Homeownership, and the Government is the Pusher

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog12/22/2017
"Sure, it's nice that homeownership forces people to build equity in an asset, even if it is a profoundly crappy asset."
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America's History of Self Medicating: Opioids versus Alcohol

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog10/25/2017
No drug czar is needed, and the DEA can go home as well. People will self-medicate one way or another, with the government's blessing or without.
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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.
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Asymmetric Information and Market Failure: A Market Process Perspective

Calculation and Knowledge

03/13/2017Audio/Video
Glenn Fox presents the 2017 Ludwig von Mises Memorial lecture.
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