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The NFL Draft and the Division of Labor

Free MarketsInterventionism

04/27/2017Mises Daily Articles
The division of labor allowed Mel Kiper Jr. and Joel Buchsbaum to create a niche doing what they love: writing football draft reports.

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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.

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Fannie and Freddie Finally Wake Up

Financial MarketsPolitical Theory

Blog04/19/2017
Because Fannie and Freddie weren’t allowed to fail, it has taken years for these wards of the state to smell the delinquent-mortgage coffee.

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Fannie and Freddie’s New Bubble

Blog04/05/2017
With blood on their hands from the 2008 crash, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have now created another bubble, this time in the multifamily rental market.

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End the State's Monopoly on Policing

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog03/29/2017
When a state possesses a monopoly on the use of force, this doesn't necessarily mean states must also monopolize police services.

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The Stench Inside The Fed

Blog03/20/2017
Danielle DiMartino Booth's new book on the Federal Reserve provides an insider's look at the Fed's role in the 2008 banking crisis and beyond.

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We Shouldn't Have to Ask the State's Permission to Work

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a magic bullet that would simultaneously raise wages and employment while also lowering prices for consumers?

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Asymmetric Information and Market Failure: A Market Process Perspective

Calculation and Knowledge

03/13/2017Audio/Video
Glenn Fox presents the 2017 Ludwig von Mises Memorial lecture.

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The "Washington Monument Syndrome" Strikes Again as Trump Imposes Hiring Freeze

Blog02/23/2017
In response to a hiring freeze on civilian staff — and to cause a public outcry — the Army immediately moved to cut the most popular programs.

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Why Government Employees in Iowa Are Paid So Much

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog02/09/2017
It is fairly well known that government employees often make more than private-sector workers with similar skills. Things are especially bad in Iowa.

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