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How to Use Methodological Individualism

From the ArchivesAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/05/2018

Methodological individualism is a precious tool for historical analysis. But it is not a foundation of economic theory.

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/08/2018

Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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Defending the Undefendable: The Slum Lord

Free MarketsFrom the Archives

Blog12/11/2017
Slum housing is a problem when the inhabitants live there of necessity — not wishing to remain there, but unable to afford anything better.
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Ludwig von Mises: The Uncompromising Champion of Liberty

From the ArchivesAustrian Economics Overview

To Ludwig von Mises, the good economist is supposed to deliver uncomfortable truths that would likely make him unpopular to the political class.
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The Cultural Consequences of the Federal Reserve

From the ArchivesMedia and CultureMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/01/2017
Our inflation and debt-based system encourages our society to adopt a short-term perspective.
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Mises Explains the Drug War

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesInterventionism

09/25/2017Mises Daily Articles
Mises contends, the fact that something is a vice is no reason for suppression by way of commercial prohibitions.
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