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Nordhaus and Romer

Blog10/08/2018

The 2018 Nobel Prize in economics has gone to Yale's William Nordhaus for work in environmental economics and NYU's Paul Romer for work on economic growth. Both have long been considered front-runners for...

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Dr. Peter Klein on Silicon Valley Socialism

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureSocialismStrategy

10/05/2018Audio/Video
Peter Klein addresses how the technology sector has drastically changed in recent years—focusing on influence instead of innovation.
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Yet Another Way the Feds Make It Harder to Save for Retirement

Blog09/27/2018

The government wants you to save less and spend more. And the IRS wants a bigger piece of your wealth.

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Why We Need Freedom in Retirement Savings Plans

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog09/22/2018

Not surprisingly, government regulations make it harder for small businesses to help their employees save for retirement.

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Central Planning Failed in the USSR, but Central Banks Have Revived It

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/19/2018

When I left Soviet Russia in 1991, I thought I would never see a command-and-control economy again. I was wrong. Over the past decade the global economy has started to resemble one.

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Who Is Friedrich Hayek?

Business CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/03/2018Audio/Video
F.A. Hayek's many contributions to the Austrian school of economics are highlighted by Peter Klein.
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Elizabeth Warren Wants Even More Crony Capitalism

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism

Blog08/25/2018

Sen. Warren's proposed "Accountable Capitalism Act" would make large corporations dependent on federal permission to exist, essentially turning them into arms of the federal government.

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Who Is Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk?

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/13/2018Audio/Video
A member of the “second generation of the Austrian school of economics,” Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851–1914) and his works are discussed by Peter Klein.
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