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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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Beware of Governments Bearing Tax Breaks

Big GovernmentCorporate WelfareTaxes and Spending

Blog12/13/2016

Promises of tax relief are rarely genuine, and when they are, there are almost always hidden costs in the form of increased political entrepreneurship and the expansion of regulation.

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Planet Earth and the Tyranny of Mother Nature

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog11/29/2016

Only peaceful social cooperation enables us to take advantage of the best parts of human life and escape the tyranny of biological competition.

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Mises Would Not Support Trump

Corporate WelfareStrategyU.S. Economy

Blog11/08/2016

We are confident claiming that, true to his character, Mises would firmly defend free trade and peace against all their opponents on the left and right.

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Mises on the Battle between Liberalism and Racism

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2016

For Mises, racism is not just contrary to liberalism and sound economics, but to reason itself.

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