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Are Government Regulators More Virtuous than Everyone Else?

PricesSubjectivismValue and Exchange

01/29/2016Mises Wire
Economists Robert Shiller and George Akerlof would have us believe that the market sells us things we don’t really want. That’s not true, but even if it were, the proposed solution — government — is even less likely to give us what we want...

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The Market Doesn't Solve Problems; People Do

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

01/28/2016Mises Wire
Many advocates for free markets often mistakenly speak of "the market" as if markets by themselves somehow solve problems or provide incentives. Only people can do these things, and markets are just a means to an end...

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Un-PC Lego Making Toys Girls Like

EntrepreneurshipSubjectivismValue and Exchange

01/18/2016Mises Wire
Lego has finally managed to attract girls to their products with the Lego Friends line. In response, feminists have denounced the line for being too "girly." But Lego is just responding to market demand and what Mises called consumer sovereignty...

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Defending the Undefendable 2

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

01/11/2016Books
Walter Block has assembled thirty chapters defending behavior that is probably offensive to most Americans, such as dwarf tossing and stereotyping, and many that are downright illegal, such as dueling and smuggling. Plus, he's provided us with humorous cartoons at the end of many chapters. The...
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Basic Principles of Economic Value

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

01/11/2016Books
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk covers the nature and origin of value, the measurement of value, the value of complementary goods, the scientific significance of subjective value, and the theory of objective exchange value.
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The Week In Review: November 7, 2015

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareThe EnvironmentThe FedGlobal EconomyHealthMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyInterventionismMoney and BankingProduction TheorySubjectivismValue and Exchange

11/07/2015Mises Wire
There were many state and local elections in the US this week, but few of them will result in anything that will combat widely held and popular errors about central banking, drug prohibition, and the global environment.

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Why We Need Private Property to Deal with Scarce Resources

Production TheorySubjectivismValue and Exchange

11/02/2015Mises Wire
Without markets, there is no way to manage scarce resources, and this includes natural resources like forests. Only markets can provide the sort of balanced long-term planning necessary to both utilize and preserve natural resources.

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The Fallacy of "Buy Land — They’re Not Making Any More"

PricesSubjectivismValue and Exchange

09/16/2015Mises Wire
Investors and real estate agents often tell people to “buy land, they’re not making any more!” But in truth, land is heterogeneous, and whether or not it increases in value depends on many factors that can transform nearly worthless land into valuable land...

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Austrian Microeconomics

Austrian Economics OverviewPricesSubjectivismValue and Exchange

07/21/2015Courses
Taught by Peter G. Klein, this course provides a systematic overview of Austrian microeconomics.

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Subjective Value and Market Prices

Austrian Economics OverviewSubjectivismValue and Exchange

07/20/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 20 July 2015.

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