Mises Wire

Is the Era of Ultralow Interest Rates Coming to a Close?

The FedMoney and Banks

03/14/2017FedWatch
The financial press pretends that there's some grand shift away from the Fed's official low interest rate policy. This narrative is highly misleading.

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How We Talk About Economics and Why It Matters

Strategy

03/14/2017Audio/Video
Paul Rubin presents the 2017 F.A. Hayek Memorial Lecture.

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Moral Hazard: Kenneth Arrow vs. Frank Knight and the Austrians

EntrepreneurshipInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/14/2017
Rather than impartial referees reducing moral hazard, governments are its most common cause.

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We Shouldn't Have to Ask the State's Permission to Work

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a magic bullet that would simultaneously raise wages and employment while also lowering prices for consumers?

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Which US States Are the "Moocher" States?

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
There's more than one way to show which states consume the most federal spending.

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Ryancare's Fatal Logical Flaw

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog03/13/2017
One cannot both repeal and keep Obamacare.

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By Itself, a Chinese Sell-Off in US Debt Won't Imperil the Dollar

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/13/2017
The Federal Reserve has a lot more to do with the strength of the dollar than the Chinese state.

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Asymmetric Information and Market Failure: A Market Process Perspective

Calculation and Knowledge

03/13/2017Audio/Video
Glenn Fox presents the 2017 Ludwig von Mises Memorial lecture.

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Brexit Might Pave the Way for an Independent Scotland

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog03/13/2017
As with the UK and the EU, predictions of post-secession economic doom should be ignored.

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Mises Contra Marx

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/13/2017
Mises, more forcefully than any other critic, penetrates to the essence of Marx's fallacious view.

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