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Private Property, Public Purpose

Private Property

04/25/2019Books
Property in private hands used for the production of goods and services for the market is already for all practical purposes public wealth. It is serving the public just as much as — in fact, far more effectively than — if it were owned and operated by the government.
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What We Know and What We Don't Know about the Firm

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

03/08/2019Books
Per Bylund offers a helpful summary of Austrian views of the nature of the firm and how it is distinct from other theories.
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Intellectuals and the Marketplace

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

01/09/2019Books
We live in a world habitually inhabited by anti-market intellectuals and those who have absorbed their teachings. The continued flourishing of this class of intellectuals remains an enduring puzzle and problem for classical liberals.
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The Cure for Poverty

Poverty

01/05/2019Books
The very miracles brought about in our age by the capitalist system have given rise to expectations that keep running ahead even of the accelerating progress, and so have led to an incredibly shortsighted impatience that threatens to destroy the very system that has made the expectations possible.
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The Morality of Fiat Money

Free MarketsSocialism

01/03/2019Books
It is commonly overlooked that the decline of the family as an institution is caused in part by fiat inflation. Perennial inflation slowly but assuredly destroys the family, thus suffocating the earthly flame of morals.
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Acting Man and Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/19/2018Books
People generally believe that economics is of interest only to businessmen, bankers, and the like and that there is a separate economics for every group, segment of society, or country. As economics is the latest science to have been developed, it is no wonder that there are many erroneous ideas...
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Pseudo-Science and Historical Understanding

06/19/2018Books
There exist in nature constant quantitative relationships. The same, however, is not true in the field of human action, especially economics.
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Economics and Its Opponents

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/19/2018Books
People are surprised to learn that the so-called “liberals” are not in favor of freedom.
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How Keynes Took Over the World

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/09/2018Books
In a few short years, Keynes conquered the economics profession and transformed public policy. How?
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