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Austrian Economics and the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/22/2016The Austrian
Entrepreneur Nathan Bond discusses how Austrian economics has provided him insights into the art of founding and growing a business.

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Hillary Clinton's Easy Choices

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/28/2016The Austrian
Hillary Clinton's campaign book Hard Choices makes it clear she believes that salvation always lies with the state.

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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

06/13/2016The 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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Campaigns Spawn Really Bad Economics

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Austrian
Presidential elections provide candidates an opportunity to repeat age-old economic fallacies that never seem to die.

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The IMF's Global Tug-of-War

Global EconomyWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

05/10/2016The Austrian
By their very nature, the IMF's policies perpetuate conflict among and within the nations of the world...

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In Defense of Deflation

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/28/2016The Austrian
The fear of deflation is a big problem for the future of the global economy.

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A Modest Proposal to End Fed Independence

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

04/18/2016The Austrian
Congress is hardly a great steward of financial power, but there are benefits to wrestling control of the money supply away from the Fed and returning it to Congress.

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The Fed Can't Save Us

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

04/05/2016The Austrian
The Fed says it's scaling back its Quantitative Easing programs, but it still maintains a huge balance sheet. Unfortunately, the Fed has no plan to really unwind its massive QE programs, and has backed itself into a corner...

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Economics: It's Simpler Than You Think

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPricesValue and Exchange

03/30/2016The Austrian
A successful economy depends on innovative entrepreneurs who are willing to take large risks in return for the chance at great profits.

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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception

Taxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory

03/04/2016The Austrian
Economists Akerlof and Shiller contend that people are too gullible and ignorant to be allowed to deal with a potentially deceptive marketplace on their own. The solution is to have the government manage the markets for them.

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