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The FedFree MarketsPolitical Theory
To economists, free trade means absence of government interference with trade. To politicians, "free trade" means a complex set of managed policies.
Free MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory
Corporate WelfareFree MarketsWorld History
Does not big business wrap itself in the mantle of free markets? If so, are not exponents of free markets supporting crony capitalism?
Free MarketsAustrian Economics Overview
What these "excuses" point to is the marginal productivity of the worker is lower than the salary the employer is forced to him pay by law.
Free MarketsWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
Amazon's new cashier-less and staff-less store is just the latest move in a long history of innovations that have made workers obsolete.
Big GovernmentFree MarketsMedia and CultureAustrian Economics Overview
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone at the Mises Institute.
Corporate WelfareFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
Europe's tobacco bans have managed to destroy businesses without actually getting people to stop smoking.
Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History
It was in Europe — and above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time.
EducationFree MarketsU.S. Economy
Auburn, Alabama, is featured on the front cover of today's Wall Street Journal. I was interviewed extensively for the story, but was not mentioned. The story is about the relationship between the state university and increased manufacturing jobs.