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Net Neutrality and the Problem with "Experts"

Calculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog12/11/2017
Supporters of net neutrality imagine that if we can only get the "right" group of people, a tiny handful of "experts" can govern the internet.

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Mises as Social Rationalist Pt VI: Social Evolution as Ideological Struggle

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog10/31/2017
The course of social evolution and the fortunes of humanity are inextricably bound up with the fortunes of the ongoing ideological struggle.

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Mises as Social Rationalist Pt III: Economic Calculation, Market, and Society

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog10/27/2017
The market and its configuration at any moment in time is to be explained by the human values and choices which give rise to these exchanges.

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3 Good Things about "Price Gouging"

Bureaucracy and RegulationCalculation and KnowledgePrices

Blog09/06/2017
When sellers can price goods freely, we are all better able to plan and conserve for future use of essential goods.

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How the Feds Blocked Effective Flood Insurance

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/05/2017
Government agencies have helped to encourage urban and suburban development in flood plains and other disaster-prone areas.

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Economists Are the New Astrologers

Calculation and Knowledge

Blog08/28/2017
Modern mathematical models in economics are about as useful as star mapping for predicting the future.

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