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What Hayek Said about the "Nobel Prize" in Economics

10/08/2018Power & Market

Today let us celebrate Friedrich Hayek, the reluctant  and worthy Nobel winner.

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What Austrian Economics Can Teach Historians

War and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Austrian economics in particular provides the historian with a theoretical apparatus that equips him with the ability to make disembodied statistics tell a coherent and accurate story.
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We Must Have Kentucky

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

10/03/2018Audio/Video
The Lincoln administration does everything it can to ensure that Kentucky is not taken over by secessionists.
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What Insurance Companies’ Response to Hurricane Florence Can Teach Us About the Business Cycle

Blog10/03/2018

The temporary surge in hurricane-related economic activity can in some ways help us understand the effects of the equally-temporary surge in activity related to an economic boom.

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Why Venezuela Is Starving

SocialismWorld History

Blog10/02/2018

At the end of July 2018, the National Assembly estimated that each week six Venezuelan children die of starvation.

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Why Cass Sunstein Prefers Pro-War "Experts" to Pro-Peace Populists

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog09/28/2018

Randolph Bourne was too much the populist for Sunstein who believed "the people" must be guided by experts, because people are too bewildered by the complexities of it all to be able to choose rationally for themselves.

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Why No Crisis Erupts When Real Saving Backs Up New Investment

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/24/2018

Expansions in credit and investment are only a problem when they result from inflationary monetary policy, and not from real saving.

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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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