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7 Lessons Business Owners Can Learn from Austrian Economics

Monopoly and CompetitionValue and Exchange

As Mises knew, economics "concerns everyone and belongs to all" — and this definitely includes business owners. 

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Millennial Candidates Embrace Socialism, while Venezuela Chokes on it

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog05/15/2018

Implementation of Marx’s ideas make nobody happy, other than spoiled millennials who aren’t suffering under it.

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Are Markets Like Language?

Philosophy and Methodology

05/14/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Economics and language as fields of study overlap in ways that give economists a legitimate interest in both.
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Economics Doesn't 'Measure' or 'Predict', It Explains

Austrian Economics OverviewPricesValue and Exchange

The purpose of economic science is not to resolve all social problems, nor does it have appropriate tools for this. 

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Iran Sanctions a Reminder of How America Militarized the Financial System

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog05/14/2018

Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.

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The (Empirical) Science Isn't Settled

Blog05/14/2018

"Because Science!" has become a popular refrain. I'm not just talking about climate studies. Hayek memorably described this mentality as "scientism".

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In What Way Are Political Representatives Representative?

Political Theory

Blog05/12/2018

Is it possible to represent a constituency of people who hold varying and diverse opinions without betraying some of those same constituents?

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Argentina's "Sudden Stop": Risk of Emerging Markets Collapse

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog05/12/2018

Argentina is a warning, and administrations should take this as a serious signal before the scare turns into a widespread emerging market crisis

 

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Housing: High Prices, Few New Units

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Blog05/12/2018

We're in a boom period, but housing construction is scant — which is making housing less affordable.

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