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Say's Law: The Antidote to Countless Economic Fallacies

Philosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

Blog02/14/2017
Say's Law essentially tells us that we produce in order to consume. Once we start thinking we can consume before we produce, we get into trouble.

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Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog02/02/2017
The total amounts taken out to pay for college degrees are much higher than the value of the degrees themselves. There is a market solution to this.

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Wealth Isn't Just Measured in Money — It's Measured in Choices

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog01/31/2017
Don't compare incomes today to incomes of long-ago time periods. The wealth and choices available to income-earners has changed drastically over time.

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The Dangers of a "Universal Basic Income"

InterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog01/16/2017

A "universal basic income" serves to make workers and entrepreneurs less likely to produce goods and services the consumers need most.

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Why Markets Produce "a Race to the Top"

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog12/11/2016

The unregulated SEO industry shows how companies seek to out-do each other in terms of quality for customers.

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Will Europe's Labor Laws Kill the Gig Economy?

Free MarketsPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog12/05/2016

Independent contractors such as Uber drivers may be legislated out of existence by European politicians.

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The Real Reason to Oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline

Corporate WelfarePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/29/2016

In Iowa, the Dakota Access Pipeline has relied on government to seize land from private-property owners unwilling to grant access to the oil companies.

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Four States Vote to Punish Low-Skilled Workers With Minimum Wage Hikes

The EntrepreneurPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog11/18/2016

Recent minimum wage increases will both increase the cost of living and limit employment for low-skilled workers.

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Ignorance Is More Costly in Politics than in Markets

The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog10/16/2016

Not understanding how politics works will prove to be much more harmful than ignorance about how markets work.

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