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Profit and Charity Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Monopoly and CompetitionPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog01/29/2018
In order to pursue “social justice” goals, firms must first manage to turn a profit. Otherwise, they'll disappear.
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Our Passive Trade Balance

History of the Austrian School of Economics

This is the first time Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk's essay "Our Passive Trade Balance" has appeared in English.
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California Wildfires Don’t Have to be the New Normal

The EnvironmentPrivate Property

Blog12/18/2017
Government owners of public lands just don’t have the same incentives to manage land as carefully as private owners.
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Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog12/06/2017
New government regulations designed to end sexual harassment would only raise the legal risk of hiring women, and encourage employers to hire more men.
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There's Nothing Moral about Opposing "Price-Gouging"

The Police StatePricesValue and Exchange

Blog09/24/2017
Opponents of price gouging want to fine and imprison their neighbors for selling their own property at the "wrong" price.
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Slow Wage Growth Could Be Thanks to ‘Sticky Wages’

Labor and WagesU.S. HistoryPrices

Blog09/07/2017
Wages can be "sticky" even in the absence of government. But the biggest problems with wage rigidity are often the result of government intervention.
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Thanks to Markets, Houston's Disaster Isn't as Bad as it Might Have Been

U.S. History

Blog08/31/2017
The Feds may have learned from the Katrina disaster that it's not a good idea to sent in FEMA and start bossing everybody around.
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