Mises Wire

Is Technological Know-How the Key to Economic Growth?

Blog10/16/2018

To obtain more economic growth, what is needed is a supply of saved capital to put the advanced technological methods into effect.

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Understanding "Brazil’s Donald Trump"

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog10/15/2018

As they did with Trump, the media categorizes Brazil's Bolsonaro as a “hateful” candidate, but it never tries to take a serious look at how Brazilians have suffered under leftist regimes.

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The Market Isn't a Schoolmarm: The Austrian School versus Chicago

Other Schools of ThoughtValue and Exchange

Blog10/12/2018

Unlike a moralistic schoolmarm or a government, markets do not punish or tax anyone. They merely reflect the choices we make and the values we hold.

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The Phillips Curve Myth

Blog10/09/2018

The Phillips curve cannot be a basis for a sound theory of what sets in motion price inflation.

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Can Seasonal Adjustments Help Us Understand the Economy?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/06/2018

All the sophisticated quantitative methods by themselves can't help us understand the cause-and-effect of what's behind the boom-and-bust cycle.    

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The Damage Done by the Kavanaugh Hearings

Blog10/06/2018

No one is discussing Kavanaugh's awful record on the Bill of Rights. Meanwhile, the media is sending a terrible message to women.

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Human Action: A Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

Political TheoryPraxeology

10/04/2018Articles of Interest
If reading Human Action is too daunting, read this chapter-by-chapter summary of one of the greatest economic treatises ever written.
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Your "Privilege" Level: How Much We Can Steal From You in the Name of Equality

Taxes and Spending

Blog09/29/2018

Determining just how privileged you are, can be a confusing matter. After all, according to the current narrative, a white woman is privileged by her race and oppressed by her gender. And it gets even more complicated from there.

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