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Augusto, Milton, and Me: Reflections on a Trip to Chile

Global Economy

Blog10/09/2018

Chile would be even better off today had it adopted Mises-style laissez-faire over Milton Friedman's monetarism. But even a Friedmanian regime is far superior to the Keynesian economies that have ruined Argentina and Brazil.

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Nobel Committee Pushes Environmental Regulation with its Latest Winners

Other Schools of Thought

Blog10/08/2018

Unfortunately, the economics Nobel this year neglects the problems at the heart of the State — the government failures that pollute and impoverish.

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Jacksonians, Banking, and Economic Theory: A Reinterpretation

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

10/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The traditional interpretation of the effects of Andrew Jackson's opposition to the central bank suffers from faulty economy theory.
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Trump’s Space Force

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/08/2018

Trump has proposed the "Space Force" as a brand new and costly military branch and bureaucracy. The reaction to his plan helps illustrate the complexity of military politics in Washington.

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Nordhaus and Romer

Blog10/08/2018

The 2018 Nobel Prize in economics has gone to Yale's William Nordhaus for work in environmental economics and NYU's Paul Romer for work on economic growth. Both have long been considered front-runners for...

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The anti-Trump Nobel Prize in Economics

10/08/2018Power & Market

The Royal Academy made a clear political statement with this year's Nobel Prize in economics.

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What Hayek Said about the "Nobel Prize" in Economics

10/08/2018Power & Market

Today let us celebrate Friedrich Hayek, the reluctant  and worthy Nobel winner.

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If Imports Were Truly Bad for an Economy, Military Blockades Would Not Exist

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/08/2018

If modern claims about the harm of free trade are true, then Lincoln must have been helping the Confederacy with his military blockade.

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