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A Better Approach To Terrorism

Big GovernmentCalculation and KnowledgePrivate Property

Blog03/22/2016

If allowing markets to operate represents an "ideology" to most people, so be it. I would argue that markets represent a lack of ideology. More importantly, markets provide far and away the most practical approaches to difficult problems like terrorism.

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The Fed Can Do Real Damage Without Even Trying

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness CyclesCalculation and Knowledge

Blog12/17/2015

Whatever the Fed imagines they can control and whatever their real intentions are, a central authority cannot optimally set prices that are in line with people’s preferences. This is especially important for interest rates, which have far-reaching...

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War and Strategic Socialism

War and Foreign PolicyCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurship

Blog11/18/2015

It’s not a coincidence that wherever war and socialism are implemented, the results tend to be the same.

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Socialism: Now with Computers!

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/14/2015

There's no shortage of intellectuals eager to churn out new schemes for central planning.

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Science and the Market Test

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgeMonopoly and Competition

Blog08/25/2015

There's no Platonic laboratory where "pure" science happens independent of human ideas, motivations, and institutions.

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The Black Hole of Defense Spending

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingCalculation and Knowledge

Blog07/06/2015

The only thing defense spending actually defends are the profits of defense contractors.

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New Directions in Entrepreneurship Research

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog06/25/2015

It’s a great time to be studying entrepreneurship. Today as never before entrepreneurs are confronted with “grand challenges” both in the marketplace and society more broadly. And despite constant...

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Fed Tries to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates by a 1/4 of 1%

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/26/2015

The Fed has been messing with interest rates for a century and suddenly they have forgotten how to raise interest rates?

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Austrian Theories of Intervention and Entrepreneurship

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Blog03/20/2015

For those new to Austrian economics, there are few modern scholars whose work I would recommend more enthusiastically than Salerno’s.

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Shawn Ritenour reviews Holcombe's Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness CyclesCalculation and Knowledge

Blog01/09/2015
Shawn Ritenour reviews Randall Holcombe's new Austrian econ textbook Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of...

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