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7 Steps Toward a More Sensible Foreign Policy

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/12/2017
A policy of non-intervention and free trade can move us a long way toward a more peaceful international order.

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Economic Wisdom From Harvard

Education

Blog03/11/2017
And from that rarity, a Republican Harvard economist.

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How Central Banks Enable the Money-Creation Process

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/10/2017
While it is true that private banks initiate the money-creation process, it is central banks that make the the whole process possible.

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Bastiat: The Unseen Radical

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/10/2017Audio/Video
David Hart presents an entertaining and revealing look at one of the true founders of modern libertarian thought: Frédéric Bastiat.

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Monetary Showdown: European Version

Global EconomyMoney and Banks

03/10/2017FedWatch
There's a looming battle between the monetary status quo and the populist political trends.

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Boettke, Rizzo, Klein, and Sautet on Kirzner

Blog03/10/2017
I am participating in a Liberty Matters dialog on Israel Kirzner's contributions to economics. The lead essay is by Peter Boettke, followed by responses by Mario Rizzo, Frederic Sautet, and myself.

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Rothbard Explains the Proper Response to Climate Change

The EnvironmentTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog03/09/2017
Whether or not one agrees with the underlying climate science, Rothbard’s analysis is useful in crafting a response to so-called greenhouse gases.

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Why Understanding "Roundaboutness" Is so Important

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog03/09/2017
Making production processes more roundabout results in greater production in terms of the quantity produced and a lower cost on a per-unit basis.

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Repeal and Replace Needn't Be Complicated

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog03/09/2017
But Paul Ryan's bill just takes us deeper down the rabbit hole.

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NFL Free Agency and the Market Process

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrices

Blog03/09/2017
Any serious analysis of the NFL is incomplete without a sound understanding of basic economics.

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