Mises Wire

Why Is the Antibiotics Market Broken?

Health

09/26/2019Audio/Video
Big Pharma is abandoning its R&D efforts for antibiotics. What are the regulatory, scientific, and economic factors responsible for this potentially dangerous trend? Accad and Koka interview Dr. David Shlaes.
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Why Does a Yield-Curve Inversion Suggest a Recession?

Blog09/25/2019

Why do yield-curve inversions so often suggest a recession is on the horizon? Understanding malinvestment and bubble economics can help.

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We Want to Send You Nation, Migration, and Trade

Blog09/24/2019

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What "Climate Justice" Really Means

Blog09/24/2019

"Climate justice" would bring with it mass unemployment and major economic distress. Activists ignore the true costs, while discounting market solutions.

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Why Housing Is More Affordable In Tokyo

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/20/2019

In a city with rapidly rising housing needs, there is really only one way to keep housing prices stable or falling: produce a lot of housing.

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What John Law Taught Us About the Perils of Printing Money

Money and Banks

Blog09/19/2019

To cause a truly disastrous boom and bust with far-fetching real consequences, you need to control the money supply.

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Walter Bagehot and the Problem of the "Lender of Last Resort"

Money and Banks

Blog09/19/2019

James Grant's new book Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian, reveals there we can still learn a lot from the world that existed before our modern era of central banking.

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Why Government Can't Measure Your Happiness

Calculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

09/19/2019Audio/Video
When a parent leaves the work force to focus on parenting, this shows up in government stats as lower employment and less consumer spending — suggesting a less productive economy. But that's not what's going on at all.
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