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Matthew McCaffrey

Tags Bureaucracy and RegulationGlobal EconomyMedia and CultureSocialismInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching to a Promising Young ScholarLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian EconomicsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

Matthew McCaffrey is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and assistant professor of enterprise in the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Angers, an MS in economics from Auburn University where he was a Mises research fellow, and a BA in literature from Colorado State University. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Richard E. Fox Foundation Research Prize, the 2010 Lawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics, and the 2017 Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching. His research focuses on the social and economic role of entrepreneurship, and the influence of institutions on entrepreneurial behavior. His published work covers topics such as entrepreneurial decision making, judgement strategy, and the history of entrepreneurial ideas.

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The First World War Deeply Affected a Generation of Austrian Economists

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog06/11/2018

WWI symbolized the triumph of militarism and nationalism over the all-too-brief flourishing of liberalism — and also sowed the seeds of fascism, socialism, and the Second World War.

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Class Conflict and The Last Jedi

Media and CultureWar and Foreign Policy

Blog01/05/2018
You can talk about the Resistance all you want, but if you force others to die for your vision of galactic politics, you’re one of the bad guys.
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A New Collection on Austrian Economics

Calculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

Blog01/01/2018
This collection provides an overview of several promising developments relating to core problems in Austrian economics.
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The Tyranny of the Econocracy

EducationMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

Blog12/20/2017
The general public views economists as a priestly class who define public policy, but whose obscure wisdom and arcane rituals are closed to them.
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Bitcoin Loses Steam as Steam Loses Bitcoin

12/08/2017Power & Market
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