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The Problem with Idolizing "Efficiency"

Free MarketsProtectionism and Free Trade

08/15/2018The Austrian
When economists idolize "efficiency" while ignoring property rights, they can justify pretty much anything.
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Today's Leading Mises Scholar on the Man and His Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018The Austrian
"He used Menger’s edifice as a framework, and then he solidified its foundations and proceeded to build an entire basilica on top of it. It was an enormous achievement."
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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

07/20/2018The Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.
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Global Elites Have No Skin the Game

Book ReviewsBureaucracy and RegulationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

06/09/2018The Austrian
Our "experts" accept no risk and have nothing invested in the reckless schemes they advocate for. Others will bear the burdens when failure comes.
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On War, Gold, and My Years in Congress

Biographies

05/25/2018The Austrian
Dr. Paul has accepted the slings and arrows of critics over his long and ongoing career with quiet good humor, equanimity, and determination.
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Can Freedom Survive Without the State?

Private Property

04/18/2018The Austrian
Ferguson concludes an orderly society requires a strong state, but more insightful readers might draw a different conclusion from his critique of the state.
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Joe Salerno on His Career as an Heir to Rothbard

History of the Austrian School of Economics

03/31/2018The Austrian
Joe Salerno discusses Murray Rothbard, the gold standard, and how the Austrian school was revived in the 1970s and 80s.
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On Universities, Krugman, and the State of Austrian Economics

EducationU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

02/22/2018The Austrian
In his usual engaging way, Robert Murphy explains what's wrong with the economics profession — it might have something to do with Paul Krugman.
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Inequality, Capital, and the Problem of Piketty

Free MarketsSocialism

02/05/2018The Austrian
Piketty’s portrayal of capitalism has not gone unchallenged, and Anti-Piketty collects a number of the most important criticisms of it.
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The Euro Might Destroy Europe

Global Economy

01/08/2018The Austrian
For Stiglitz, the principal enemies are the “market fundamentalists,” but he has odd views about what support for the free market entails.
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