Calculation and Knowledge

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How Governments Destroy Consumer Sovereignty

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrices

Blog02/07/2017
The entrepreneur's job is to shape his whole enterprise around consumer wants. Unfortunately, governments often get in the way.

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Chasing Golden Dreams

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureCalculation and Knowledge

Blog02/05/2017
The new movie Gold is a case study in entrepreneurship — and a lesson on how entrepreneurs often fail.

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Will "Big Data" Make a Centrally Planned Economy Possible?

Global EconomyCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog02/01/2017
Statistical data about past purchases is not the same thing as market prices. And prices are what make a functioning economy possible.

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The US Navy: A History of Waste and Corruption

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and Knowledge

Blog01/24/2017
When politicians play market without bearing the consequences, they create a network of economic privilege that begins with bribes and ends with bombs.

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What's the Correct Number of Women Commandos?

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and Knowledge

Blog01/10/2017

The military can't rationally allocate resources because it can't properly determine prices for them.

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Entrepreneurship is the Key to Immigration

The Police StateCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurship

Blog12/23/2016

Defenders of free markets give entrepreneurs their full confidence in virtually every area of society, so why not immigration?

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The Faulty Logic of GDP Necessitates an Economic Paradigm Shift

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog12/01/2016

After almost eight decades of flawed logic, we are due for an economic paradigm shift.

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Ignorance Is More Costly in Politics than in Markets

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog10/16/2016

Not understanding how politics works will prove to be much more harmful than ignorance about how markets work.

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Economic Reality Matters More than "Expectations"

Financial MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/06/2016

Efforts to manipulate people into thinking the economy is good contribute to the ills brought on by the boom-bust cycle.

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How Back-to-School Shopping Is like American Politics

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog08/23/2016

As 2016's campaign unpleasantness has accelerated, many Americans were going through another often-unpleasant experience: back-to-school shopping.

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