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Kirzner Reviews Rothbard

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPricesValue and Exchange

Blog9 hours ago
Kirzner’s thoughtful and polite approach to scholarship is a model for how younger Austrians can approach scholarly debate.

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L.A. to Worsen Housing Shortage with New Rent Controls

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog21 hours ago
Housing activists in Los Angeles hope to expand rent control there. This will make the city's housing crisis even worse.

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The Problem with Paid Parental Leave

Big GovernmentValue and Exchange

Blog03/28/2017
Once again, good-intentioned policies that ignore the laws of economics only hurt those who they were originally intended to help.

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Don't Confuse Immigration with Naturalization

The EntrepreneurPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog03/22/2017
Governments made a mess of immigration thanks to their naturalization and welfare policies. But the answer is not to further limit property rights.

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Dwight Schrute Shows Us Why Speculators Are So Important

Media and CultureCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

Blog03/06/2017
The TV character Dwight Schrute provides some valuable insights into how speculators provide essential and praiseworthy services in the marketplace.

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Say's Law: The Antidote to Countless Economic Fallacies

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog02/14/2017
Say's Law essentially tells us that we produce in order to consume. Once we start thinking we can consume before we produce, we get into trouble.

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Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog02/02/2017
The total amounts taken out to pay for college degrees are much higher than the value of the degrees themselves. There is a market solution to this.

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Wealth Isn't Just Measured in Money — It's Measured in Choices

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog01/31/2017
Don't compare incomes today to incomes of long-ago time periods. The wealth and choices available to income-earners has changed drastically over time.

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The Dangers of a "Universal Basic Income"

InterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog01/16/2017

A "universal basic income" serves to make workers and entrepreneurs less likely to produce goods and services the consumers need most.

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