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The Black Hole of Defense Spending

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingCalculation and Knowledge


The only thing defense spending actually defends are the profits of defense contractors.

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New Directions in Entrepreneurship Research

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism


It’s a great time to be studying entrepreneurship. Today as never before entrepreneurs are confronted with “grand challenges” both in the marketplace and society more broadly. And despite constant...

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Fed Tries to Figure Out How to Raise Interest Rates by a 1/4 of 1%

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking


The Fed has been messing with interest rates for a century and suddenly they have forgotten how to raise interest rates?

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Austrian Theories of Intervention and Entrepreneurship

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionism


For those new to Austrian economics, there are few modern scholars whose work I would recommend more enthusiastically than Salerno’s.


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Shawn Ritenour reviews Holcombe's Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness CyclesCalculation and Knowledge

Shawn Ritenour reviews Randall Holcombe's new Austrian econ textbook Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of...

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Jim Grant: What the Fed Calls Deflation is Actually Progress

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and BanksCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Jim Grant recently appeared on Yahoo Finance and criticized central bankers and economists who fear deflation.

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Ron Paul Poll: Economics, Not Political

The FedCalculation and Knowledge


The Haven has posted the following poll question:

What do you think? Is Ron Paul right to think that a crash will be forthcoming? Or will the stock market continue to plow ahead as it has done since...

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GDP Forecast based on TMS

U.S. EconomyCalculation and Knowledge


Here is a forecast of Gross Domestic Product based on the Austrian notion of the money supply and its growth rate. Jeffrey Peshut shows that Real GDP peaks with a variable lag to the growth rate of the True...

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Video: Mark Thornton Explains the Latest GDP Numbers

Calculation and Knowledge


Mark Thornton explains why the latest government GDP numbers are bogus.

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The Rothbard/Higgs/Vedder and Gallaway Thesis Part II

Booms and BustsCalculation and Knowledge


Thomas J. DiLorenzo in this 2004 Mises Daily, “The New Deal Debunked (again)”, provides detail on the work by Cole and Ohanian behind the Ohanian video highlighted on Mark Thornton’s Circle Bastiat post...

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