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The Church and the Market

Media and CultureCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

01/11/2016Books
Tom Woods shows that market economics is not contradicted by binding Catholic teaching but rather supported by it.
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The Week in Review: December 12, 2015

Booms and BustsCorporate WelfareThe FedTaxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeologyValue and Exchange

12/12/2015Mises Wire
The world waits to see if next week is finally the week that the Fed announces its rate hike. Can the economy survive whatever small bump the Fed deals out? Perhaps, but that won’t change the inherent instability of our current monetary regime...

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Piketty Is Wrong: Markets Don’t Concentrate Wealth

Capital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

12/11/2015Mises Wire
Thomas Piketty is wrong. Markets do not concentrate wealth. They work to diffuse wealth and limit the power of any single enterprise. Meanwhile, many lose their fortunes as quickly as they gain them.

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The Interest Rate and the Length of Production: An Attempt at Reformulation

Capital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

11/17/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper argues that it may be misleading to search for a direct causal effect of interest rates on the length of production because another, related factor affects it more directly. We name this factor intertemporal labor intensity ...

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Is There a Skyscraper Curse?

Booms and BustsCapital and Interest Theory

07/23/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2015.

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Mises University Mystery Speaker

The EntrepreneurCapital and Interest TheoryMonopoly and Competition

07/23/2015Audio/Video
Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist. Recorded via Skype at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2015.

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The Time Preference Theory of Interest and Its Critics

Financial MarketsCapital and Interest Theory

07/22/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 22 July 2015.

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Common Objections to Capitalism

Capital and Interest Theory

07/21/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 21 July 2015.

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Austrian Capital Theory

Capital and Interest Theory

07/20/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 20 July 2015.

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Technology Needs Capital To Produce Economic Growth

Capital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurship

06/08/2015Mises Daily Articles
Krugman is confused as to why so much technological growth in recent years has not led to more economic growth. The answer lies in the fact that true technological change requires funding — and thus real savings — to be implemented...

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