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What is Economic Growth?

InterventionismValue and Exchange

10/08/2014Audio/Video
In this Mises View, which is an excerpt from a recent seminar lecture, Mark Thornton explains how our standards of living improve through real economic growth. Thornton is a Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute.

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The Hobby Lobby Decision and Private Property

Legal SystemMedia and CultureInterventionism

07/02/2014Audio/Video
Peter Klein discusses property rights, privilege, and free markets, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Burwell v. Hobby Lobby decision...

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The Fed Distorts Everything

The FedInterventionismPrices

06/25/2014Audio/Video
Jeff Deist discusses how the Fed creates a perilous landscape in which there is no honest pricing—everything has been distorted—even at the consumer level...

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Scarcity, Opportunity Costs, and Trade-offs

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

06/10/2014Audio/Video
Peter Klein addresses the frequent criticism that private investors and entrepreneurs have too short of a time horizon.

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What is the Skyscraper Curse?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

06/02/2014Audio/Video
Mark Thornton presents a one-minute primer on the "Skyscraper Curse"...

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Government's Role as Technological Innovator

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurFree MarketsInterventionism

05/30/2014Audio/Video
Peter Klein discusses who should make the decisions to best allocate scarce resources and time.

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Silver Money and Inflation

The FedMoney and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

05/27/2014Audio/Video
Mark Thornton explains how silver money keeps inflation in check.

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Wage Earners and Employers

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewValue and Exchange

05/21/2014Audio/Video
Ludwig von Mises was asked to respond to the question: "Are the interests of the American wage earners in conflict with those of their employers, or are the two in agreement?"...

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The Consequences of Cheap Money

The FedFinancial MarketsFree MarketsMoney and Banks

05/15/2014Audio/Video
Mark Thornton discusses Martin Wolf's recent claim that "cautious savers no longer serve a useful economic purpose"...

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The Misuse of Economic Language

Big GovernmentFree MarketsMedia and Culture

05/09/2014Audio/Video
Jeff Deist explains why it is important to say what we mean when discussing the economy and the state.

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