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Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology
Thanks to entrepreneurs, markets are dynamic and constantly expanding. Attempts by governments to manage prices through the bureaucracy are sure to hinder this dynamism and drive to serve customers.
The EntrepreneurPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange
When Mises noted that a manager is a "junior partner" of the entrepreneur, he did not mean to downplay the role of management in the economy.
Legal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology
The recent controversy over Jeff Bezos has spawned an interesting debate among free-market economists on whether blackmail should be legalized.
History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
Oskar Lange was a Marxist economist and intellectual opponent of Mises. Late in his career, he sought to merge praxeology and Marxism.
Big GovernmentPhilosophy and Methodology
All too often, many want governments to do things to others we wouldn't want to have done to us.
From the ArchivesLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology
There is no justification for any lawful entrepreneur to feel any sense of guilt in appropriating the results of his or her creative activity.
Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology
A sober look at the assumptions underlying neoclassical analysis reveals that they are either not realistic or not applicable in economic analyses of the real world.
Philosophy and Methodology
Many modern scientists simply follow in the footsteps of Jacques Cousteau who once opined that “world population must be stabilized and to do that we must eliminate 350,000 people per day.”
EducationPhilosophy and Methodology
The economist’s lot is to study a field in which, almost more than any other, human folly displays itself.
Many Americans now believe in a version of "freedom" which is nothing of the sort — because it requires more violent coercion exercised by government agents.