Fiscal Theory

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The Essential State

Big GovernmentFiscal Theory

Blog07/05/2006

Two hundred and thirty years after the Declaration of Independence was issued in Philadelphia, a declaration of a different sort was made just across the state line in Trenton, New Jersey. Governor Jon Corzine called his state's legislature into special session to settle a budget impasse that...

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Canadian Medicare as a Model for the United States

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

11/08/2018Audio/Video
In this 42-minute talk, Canadian historian and political scientist Ronald Hamowy discusses the basics of how Canadian healthcare works, plus the many rarely-mentioned true costs of the system.
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Economics and Public Policy

Austrian Economics OverviewFiscal TheoryPolitical Theory

08/28/2018Audio/Video
In this 28-minute talk, Peter Klein explains why governments employ so many economists, and what economists should really be doing.
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The Revolution of 1935

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryFiscal Theory

07/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Social Security was a revolution that shifted the responsibility for income maintenance from the private to the public sector.
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Rollback

Big GovernmentHealthTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyFiscal Theory

01/11/2016Books
Woods writes with relentless precision, like an intellectual surgeon, to convince the reader that the government is not what it says it is, but is rather the opposite.
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Selected Writings of LVM, vol 2: Between the Two World Wars

Booms and BustsCalculation and KnowledgeFiscal TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

01/11/2016Books
The essays collected in this volume are from the interwar period, when Mises was working for the Vienna Chamber of Commerce. They concern monetary policy, fiscal policy, the boom and bust cycle, trade, economic calculation, socialism, and the history of ideas.
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Dan Mitchell: The Immoral US Tax Regime

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

01/29/2015Audio/Video
"Taxes" sounds like a boring subject, but Dan brings great energy and passion to the discussion.
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The Central Fallacy of Keynesian Economics

Calculation and KnowledgeFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

11/19/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Keynes’s theory of Aggregate Expenditures from the General Theory is examined and criticized. Keynes suggested numerous reasons why his marginal propensity to consume (MPC) might vary across individuals, over different time periods, and might be fundamentally heterogeneous in other respects, but...
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The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Fiscal TheoryMoney and Banking

10/31/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 32, no. 10 (October 2014) It may seem unusual that an economist would talk about culture. Usually, we talk about prices and production, quantities produced, employment, the structure of production, scarce resources, and entrepreneurship. But there are certain things that economists...
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