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Wages, Unemployment, and Inflation

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog09/14/2022

There is only one way to improve the standard of living for the wage-earning masses: increased capital investment.

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We Cannot Interpret Economic Data Unless We Know Economic Theory

Central BanksPraxeology

Blog09/09/2022

Logical positivism holds that theory is irrelevant to the empirical results. It is the other way around; One cannot understand or interpret economic data until one has a working economic theory in place.

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When Honesty Is Disincentivized, Don't Be Surprised That Trickery Abounds

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomLegal SystemProperty Rights

Blog09/03/2022

Economists often deplore the corruption in developing countries, but when institutions are corrupt, don't expect people to have the incentive to be honest.

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Why Donald Trump Will Soon Be Indicted

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationLawThe Police State

While the FBI and the Department of Justice have been overreaching, Donald Trump has not helped his own cause.

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Why I Love "Price Discrimination"

Free MarketsPrices

Blog08/30/2022

Mainstream economists say everyone should pay the same price for the same good. But that doesn't totally make sense.

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Will the US Dollar Weaken against Other Currencies?

InflationStrategy

Blog08/19/2022

For now, the dollar seems to be doing well against other currencies, but how long will that last?

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Who Is Most Responsible for the Ongoing War in Ukraine?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog08/12/2022

While most people tend to see the Ukraine-Russia war as a current phenomenon, it is the continuation of what happened in Europe more than a century ago.

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We Don't Believe You

PhilosophyPolitical Theory

Blog08/11/2022

Any political statement made today, by any politician or candidate, can be answered thus: "We don't believe you." 

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