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The Definition of Economic Progress

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

11 hours agoMises Daily Articles
What is called economic progress is the effect of an accumulation of capital goods exceeding the increase in population.
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Fed Report Says Millennials Are Poorer than Other Generations — But Fed Policies Made It Happen

Global EconomyLabor and WagesU.S. History

Blog12/10/2018

The Fed tells us that the Millennials are less wealthy and lower-income than others. But the Fed ignores its own role in stifling wealth growth among the young.

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How Government Bureaucrats and the New York Times Are Misleading the Public About Climate Change

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending

Blog12/10/2018

The media is using the recent National Climate Assessment to warn about the "cost of inaction" on climate change. Here's what they miss.

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Dr. Robert Murphy on the Dubious Economics of Climate Change

The EnvironmentStrategy

12/07/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Robert Murphy joins Jeff Deist to discuss how the political landscape and media narratives fail to consider obvious choices and trade-offs inherent in the climate change debate.
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How the Rivalry Between Church and State Made Europe More Wealthy and Free

Blog12/07/2018

Latin Christendom was a single civilization that was at the same time radically decentralized. It was therefore more wealthy and free than other civilizations found in Russia, China, and within Islam.

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Men Begin Avoiding Female Co-Workers in Age of #MeToo

Labor and WagesLegal System

Blog12/07/2018

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, employers hired fewer disabled workers, because they feared lawsuits. We may now be seeing a similar trend in the face of more sexual harassment claims.

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We Need Unilateral Free Trade with Post-Brexit Britain

12/06/2018Power & Market

As the EU tries to exploit the UK in Brexit negotiations, the US should adopt total unilateral free trade with the UK.

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Why Tariffs Won't Create Jobs or Help the Auto Industry

Blog12/06/2018

In a world with complex global supply chains, nearly every manufacturer must import parts and supplies to produce goods and services. The auto industry is no different.

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