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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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Mises on Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentThe Police StateWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

05/31/2019Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Matt McCaffrey discuss Omnipotent Government 's absolute relevance today.
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Discussion: Austrian Economics in America

01/14/2019Power & Market

This month's Liberty Matters forum is a discussion of the American economist Frank Fetter, who made vital contributions to Austrian economics.

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Microtransactions and Loot Boxes: Can the Video Game Industry Regulate Itself?

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMedia and Culture

Blog01/04/2019

One thing is certain: if the game industry can't placate consumers and regulators, it won't remain independent for long.

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Frank Fetter and the Austrians

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/20/2018

Fetter is mostly neglected today, but he had a powerful influence on practically every Austrian economist in the first half of the 20th century.

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The Poets of the Great War — And the True Cost of War

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/30/2018

The abandonment of liberal reason to warlike frenzy was felt deeply by the poets of the First World War.

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