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Acting Man and Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/19/2018Books
People generally believe that economics is of interest only to businessmen, bankers, and the like and that there is a separate economics for every group, segment of society, or country. As economics is the latest science to have been developed, it is no wonder that there are many erroneous ideas...

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Pseudo-Science and Historical Understanding

06/19/2018Books
There exist in nature constant quantitative relationships. The same, however, is not true in the field of human action, especially economics.

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Economics and Its Opponents

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/19/2018Books
People are surprised to learn that the so-called “liberals” are not in favor of freedom.

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How Keynes Took Over the World

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/09/2018Books
In a few short years, Keynes conquered the economics profession and transformed public policy. How?

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The Group vs. the Collective

Philosophy and Methodology

04/18/2018Books
We are told the individual must subordinate himself for the good of the group. But who shall lead this group? And to what end?

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The Gold Standard Act of 1900 and After

Gold Standard

03/24/2018Books
The Gold Standard Act was only the first step on the much-needed path to fundamental banking reform.

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In Defense of "Extreme Apriorism"

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

03/22/2018Books
The stimulating methodological controversy between Machlup and Hutchison proves that there are sometimes more than two sides to every question.

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Economics in Service of the State: The Empiricism of Richard T. Ely

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

03/08/2018Books
World War I was the apotheosis of the growing notion of intellectuals as servants of the State. Richard T. Ely was the leading progressive economist of this new breed.

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