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Time and the Theory of Cost

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

04/04/2016Audio/Video
The Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture sponsored by James Walker.

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Do Video-Game Worlds Need Government Regulation?

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

01/15/2016Mises Wire
For some people, there's nothing that can’t be improved by a big dose of government regulation. Now, even the virtual economies of video games are being targeted as the next frontier in labor laws, price controls, and more...

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Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismProduction Theory

01/11/2016Books
Foss and Klein recognize entrepreneurship as judgmental decision making under uncertainty. They show how judgement is the driving force of the market economy and that to understand the performance of a firm, its managers, and organization, the acumen of entrepreneurs and managers must be analyzed...
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Entrepreneur, Economy, and State

Booms and BustsThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

12/31/2015The Austrian
“Austrian insights distill the complexity of what we business owners do down to a very simple mantra: satisfy the desires of others. That's it. That's all any of us are trying to do.”...

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The Week in Review: December 19, 2015

Booms and BustsThe EntrepreneurHealthWar and Foreign PolicyEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/19/2015Mises Wire
This week, the Federal Reserve raised the target Federal Funds Rate ever so slightly. The Fed perhaps felt it had to raise rates to protect its credibility, as credibility problems seem to be plaguing similar institutions worldwide.

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When Medical Doctors Are Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship

12/18/2015Mises Wire
Statistics can only go so far in telling us about patients, so doctors must deal with uncertainty every day while applying the skills of entrepreneurs. In a way, the best doctors are often the best entrepreneurs.

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Technology and Government Shouldn't Mix

The EntrepreneurWar and Foreign PolicyEntrepreneurshipPolitical Theory

12/17/2015Mises Wire
The biggest technology problem we face today is not the rise of technology in the private sector. New technologies only improve worker productivity and wealth accumulation. The real problem is in the many ways that the state will use technology against us.

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The Week in Review: November 28, 2015

Big GovernmentThe EntrepreneurTaxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipPricesValue and Exchange

11/28/2015Mises Wire
The true lessons of Thanksgiving are that private property, the market economy, and personal responsibility lead to prosperity, while government intervention makes us all poorer.

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Should People be Allowed to Work for $1 an Hour?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPricesValue and Exchange

11/23/2015Mises Wire
Amazon has developed a new way to help people do easy work for a little extra cash. The jobs involve repetitive tasks that computers can't do. But, since the jobs pay below minimum wage, we're told the whole thing should be outlawed...

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