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Labor Economics: An Austrian Perspective

InterventionismProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

05/08/2017Courses
This free four-lecture course outlines the Austrian understanding of labor as a factor of production priced in the factor markets.
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Nudges for Thee, But Not for Me

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog04/07/2017
To most observers, nudging sounds like clever management techniques. The power to nudge by the state, however, is an entirely different matter.
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Boettke, Rizzo, Klein, and Sautet on Kirzner

Blog03/10/2017
I am participating in a Liberty Matters dialog on Israel Kirzner's contributions to economics. The lead essay is by Peter Boettke, followed by responses by Mario Rizzo, Frederic Sautet, and myself.
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Hayek on Fake News

Media and Culture

Blog03/02/2017
"Fake news" was as a dominant theme of the 2016 US presidential campaign and has been in the public eye since. To the libertarian, this isn't news.
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Why the Feds Should Legalize Interstate Commerce in Healthcare

HealthU.S. HistoryPrivate Property

Blog02/24/2017
The Feds should allow consumers to purchase health insurance across state lines. This won't fix everything, but it's a start.
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Competition and Monopoly

Monopoly and Competition

02/09/2017Courses
This three-lecture course focuses on applications to business strategy, antitrust and regulation, and innovation from an Austrian perspective.
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The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises — New Formats Available

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn's timeless essay "The Cultural Background of Ludwig von Mises" is now easier to read.
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The Bank of England and the ECB Have a Credibility Problem

Blog01/22/2017

The mainstream media in Europe and the UK are worried about economic shocks in 2017. We should all be worried.

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