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7 Reasons Why European Banks Are in Trouble

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/17/2018

When interest rates increase in the future, busts and losses for banks will follow.

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A Realist Approach to Equilibrium Analysis

Value and Exchange

05/16/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article offers an entirely realistic account of equilibrium analysis, thus closing a disturbing gap in economic science. Human choice involves a dichotomy of success and failure.
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qjae3_4_1.pdf

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The Crisis at Fort Sumter

U.S. History

05/16/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton analyzes Lincoln’s momentous—and historically controversial—decision.

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Why Do Economists Make so many Arbitrary Assumptions?

Blog05/16/2018
Various assumptions employed by mainstream economists appear to be of an arbitrary nature. The assumptions seem to be detached from the real world.

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Re-Assessing the Morality of Blackmail in the Age of Social Media

Blog05/16/2018

Walter Block's work on blackmail provides some insights into the issue of who has a right to control your personal information and your reputation.

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Household-Formation Numbers Are Back to Recession-Era Levels

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog05/15/2018

We're in a boom period, which means household formation should be booming. But it's not. 

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7 Lessons Business Owners Can Learn from Austrian Economics

Monopoly and CompetitionValue and Exchange

As Mises knew, economics "concerns everyone and belongs to all" — and this definitely includes business owners. 

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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/15/2018

Implementation of Marx’s ideas make nobody happy, other than spoiled millennials who aren’t suffering under it.

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Are Markets Like Language?

Philosophy and Methodology

05/14/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Economics and language as fields of study overlap in ways that give economists a legitimate interest in both.
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qjae1_3_2.pdf

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