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Sorry, "Medicare for All" Won't Save the Taxpayers Money

HealthTaxes and Spending

Blog1 hour ago

Lowering quality and destroying health care choices might reduce some "administrative costs," but the real cost to the public of a government healthcare is system is much higher than is admitted.

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Schumpeter's Review of Frank A. Fetter's Principles of Economics

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/17/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Schumpeter's review, now available in English, emphasizes that Fetter's Principles is more than merely a textbook, and highlights the close connection between Fetter’s theory and the economics of the Austrian school, especially his classification of entrepreneurial activity.
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Saifedean Ammous on Bitcoin Hype

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksStrategy

08/16/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Saifedean Ammous discuss the crypto technology revolution and private money.
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Saifedean Ammous on Bitcoin Hype

Global EconomyMedia and CultureMoney and BanksStrategy

08/16/2018Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Saifedean Ammous discuss the crypto technology revolution and private money.
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Salute to Von Mises: For 92 Years He Has Fought the Good Fight

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/28/2018Articles of Interest
Thanks to Mises, we now understand that the only way that socialists can solve the problem of resource allocation is by adopting capitalism.
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Scott Sumner Wants to "Modernize the Fed" — This is What He Gets Wrong

The Fed

Blog07/25/2018

The goal should not be to make quick daily decisions that look like market data — it should be to make correct decisions that are market data.

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Spending Our Way to a Fiscal Crisis

Booms and BustsTaxes and Spending

Blog07/23/2018

The Social Security and Medicare trust funds will both soon be bankrupt, putting additional strains on the federal budget and American taxpayers.

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Socialized Medicine: An Accounting Perspective

Health

Blog07/23/2018

A healthcare system based on profit-and-loss is the only way to progressively improve the price, quantity, and quality of healthcare.

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