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Mark Brandly

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Dr. Mark Brandly is a Fellow of the Mises Institute. He holds a PhD in economics from Auburn University, where he was a Mises Research Fellow, specializing in the areas of Public Finance, International Economics, Natural Resource Economics, and Industrial Organization. He has published articles in The Wall Street JournalThe Journal of CommercePublic Finance ReviewThe Quarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market, various newspapers and websites. Since 2003, Dr. Brandly has taught at Ferris State University. He also taught at Ball State University and Taylor University. Prior to his academic career, he worked in the Colorado oil and gas industry managing the drilling, completion, and production of oil and gas wells. 

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How to Acquire Political Power: The Economics of Winning Elections

Calculation and KnowledgePolitical Theory

02/16/2011Audio/Video
Voters are faced with bundled choices, they vote infrequently, no individual's vote will affect the election, voters have little incentive to be highly informed about the candidates' policy positions, and the winning candidate is not obliged to deliver on his promises. Candidates who understand...
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How to Win an Election

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

02/16/2011Mises Daily Articles
Voters are faced with bundled choices, they vote infrequently, no individual's vote will affect the election, voters have little incentive to be highly informed about the candidates' policy positions, and the winning candidate is not obliged to deliver on his promises. Candidates who understand...
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The Social Security Scam

Big GovernmentFree MarketsLegal SystemInterventionism

05/26/2009Mises Daily Articles
The Social Security system has run its course. It's unfair and it's economically destructive. It's time for the program to be abolished.
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Should People Just Ignore Economists?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyPhilosophy and Methodology

05/05/2009Mises Daily Articles
A strong central bank is the creator of, not the cure for, inflation and the business cycle.
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Bush has NOT cut taxes

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

04/30/2007Mises Daily Articles
Those who lend the government money are purchasing a promise to take someone's property in the future in order to repay the loan.
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