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Everyone Wants Profits — Including "Non-Profit" Groups

The EntrepreneurPraxeologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog06/05/2016

Every human action is undertaken in the hope of gaining at least some psychic profit. Profit need not be measured in dollars.

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Economics, Entrepreneurship and the NFL Draft

EntrepreneurshipSubjectivism

Blog04/28/2016

Whether it be the owner, the general manager, or the head coach, whomever has the final say on draft day is making a judgment in the face of uncertainty that they hope will benefit their organization.

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Only the Private Sector Can Determine the "Correct" Number of Immigrants

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheorySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog03/31/2016

Subsidies, government quotas, and regulations of workers won't make us richer or better off. Only private owners and entrepreneurs can determine the best way to use labor (and capital). 

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The Real Value of a Powerball Ticket

Media and CultureSubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog01/10/2016

Rather than a cold estimate of the probability of future returns, the Powerball actually illustrates the subjective theory of value.

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Defending 'the Gentrifier'

U.S. EconomySubjectivismValue and Exchange

Blog02/09/2015

Gentrification gets bad press. It would appear that the gentrifier (he who engages in gentrification) is a malign exploiter, a bully, someone who takes advantage of the weak and the poor. And these are the nice things said about him.

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Why do we obey speed limits?

Legal SystemSubjectivism

Blog09/30/2007

The last few days, I've seen so many things on Mises.com that I wanted to blog here, but there's really way too much: the best thing is to get over there now and get involved in what is turning out to be a wonderful conversation about liberty and economics...

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My Own Pick for Best Living Economist

Calculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism

Blog09/26/2007

I am glad that the "Free Market Hall of Fame" poll has such great radical thinkers as Ludwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard in the category for favorite historical free market academic economist, and I am...

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The Blockean Proviso

Philosophy and MethodologyPrivate PropertySubjectivism

Blog09/11/2007

I was having an interesting discussion via email about one of Walter Block's arguments. A quick summary. Block says that just as nature abhors a vacuum, libertarianism "abhors" unowned...

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