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Consumerism? Why People Spend on "Useless" Status Symbols

Value and Exchange

Blog07/23/2019

People buy things that reflect their value systems — values learned in homes and other non-market institutions. Meanwhile, markets don't force anyone to buy anything.

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Carmen Dorobăț: A Young Scholar on Mises's Legacy and Impact

BiographiesMoney and Banks

12/14/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Carmen Dorobăț discuss how Ludwig von Mises's work and legacy have paved the way for an entire generation of younger scholars.
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Connor Boyack: Explaining the State to Kids

Media and CultureStrategy

11/23/2018Audio/Video
Connor Boyack and Jeff Deist discuss the importance of offering an early alternative to the fantasyland view of the state that kids get in schools.
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Civility and Property vs. Politics

06/27/2018Power & Market
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Caitlin Long: Will Blockchain Free Us from Wall Street?

Decentralization and SecessionFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

06/22/2018Audio/Video
Caitlin Long explains how blockchain technology might blow up the financial service and banking industries.
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Competition and Political Entrepreneurship: Austrian Insights into Public-Choice Theory

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

03/26/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
Applying Austrian eco­nomics to the study of public choice theory expands our knowledge of government institutions.
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rae2_1_3_2.pdf

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Cantillon for Laymen

BiographiesFree MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

11/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
Richard Cantillon, "the father of modern economics," understood that to break out of the mercantilist morass we must focus on human action.
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