Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

February 12, 2015
Mises on the arbitrary dictates of government bureaucrats. Download the complete audio book.

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Preface to Bureaucracy

May 2, 1944
The preface to Ludwig von Mises's 1944 Bureaucracy ...

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Introduction to Bureaucracy

May 2, 1944
The introduction to Mises's 1944 Bureaucracy . Nobody doubts that bureaucracy is thoroughly bad and that it should not exist in a perfect world...

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1.1. The Operation of the Market Mechanism

May 2, 1944
The capitalists, the enterprisers, and the farmers are instrumental in the conduct of economic affairs, but the captain is the consumer.

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1.2. Economic Calculation

May 2, 1944
The impracticability of all schemes of socialism and central planning is to be seen in the impossibility of any kind of economic calculation under these conditions.

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1.3. Management Under the Profit System

May 2, 1944
The profit motive drives entrepreneurs to serve the consumers.

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1.4. Personnel Management Under an Unhampered Labor Market

May 2, 1944
The price of labor is a market phenomenon determined by the consumers' demands for goods and services.

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2.1. Bureaucracy Under Despotic Government

May 2, 1944
The first virtue of a government administrator is to abide by the codes and decrees. He becomes a bureaucrat.

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2.2. Bureaucracy Within a Democracy

May 2, 1944
Government interference with American business and with citizens' affairs results in bureaucratic management, instead of profit management.

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2.3. The Essential Features of Bureaucratic Management

May 2, 1944
In public administration there is no connection between revenue and expenditure.

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