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What Happens When You Feed Unicorns

BlogMarch 18, 2015

Last month, Fortune magazine's cover story considered how we are now living in the age of unicorns, given that at least 80 start-ups have achieved this status...  

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The RSS Feed Is Here!

BlogMarch 11, 2015

For those of you who prefer to follow our content via RSS feed, it is now online and available here: http://mises.org/feed/blog.rss

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V. Comments on the "Balance of Payments" Doctrine

Online Text Page from The Causes of the Economic Crisis, and Other Essays Before and After the Great Depression, Ch. 1. Stabilization of the Monetary Unit — From the Viewpoint of Theory (1923)

1. Refined Quantity Theory of Money

The generally accepted doctrine maintains that the establishment of sound relationships among currencies is possible only with a “favorable balance of payments.” According to this view, a country with an “unfavorable balance of payments” cannot maintain the stability of its monetary value. In this case, the deterioration in the rate of exchange is considered structural and it is thought it may be effectively counteracted only by eliminating the structural defects.

Biting the (Penguin) Hand that Feeds You

BlogMarch 1, 2012

“They’re a damn nuisance, they are,” offered the man as we walked toward a group of tourists excitedly shooting pictures of two African Penguins standing silently in a drain pipe.

A nuisance? We were among dozens...

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Feed the World

Mises DailyApril 21, 2008
Make fuel from corn, by all means, if the free market signals that this the most pressing need and, hence, the most lucrative use for the crop.

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Feeding at the Trough

Mises DailySeptember 25, 2001
While not quite Keynesian pyramids or payments to farmers to plow up their surplus crops, this is still, sadly, yet another New Deal in the making.

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Biting The Hand That Feeds You: Google Tax Edition

BlogOctober 2, 2005

Google under scrutiny, Officials say it's dodging taxes by building on federal land:

"Any for-profit entity of (Google's) magnitude using land owned by the people should not...

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Feed the World

BlogFebruary 2, 2004

As the Free Trade controversy continues to reverberate, it is ironic, too, that UK First Citizen Antoine RobespiBlaire's new megalomaniacal bonne idee is to 'remove Africa from poverty' by making...

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New Article Feed

BlogMarch 28, 2005
If you like the look of this: you can put this on your own site. It changes with each daily upload. See Mises.org Feeds. A ticker is also available.

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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Mises's Suggested Research Topics, 1950-1968

JournalsMay 5, 2006
Bettina-Bien Greaves took careful notes during Ludwig von Mises's New York seminars. Whenever he made a comment that suggested research paper or book, she jotted it down on a note card...

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The Marginal Efficiency of Capital: A Comment

Institute PublicationsJanuary 30, 2015
ABSTRACT : The impact of interest rates on investment choices is a key element in both Keynesian and Austrian theories of the business cycle. Fuller (2013) compares the Keynesian Marginal Efficiency of Capital approach to the Austrian Net Present Value approach, claiming that the two give different...

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The Monetary Powers and Disabilities of the U.S. Constitution

BooksSeptember 15, 2010
Inflation is contemporary America's most pressing economic, social, and political problem. Reliable sources are available to describe the history of inflation in this and other societies, to explain its cause of effects, and to indicate the policies necessary to eradicate it. Unfortunately, the...

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A Comment on Keynes, Beveridge, and Keynesian Economics

Online Text Chapter from Choice in Currency

Lord Keynes has always appeared to me a kind of new John Law. Like Law, Keynes was a financial genius who made some real contributions to the theory of money.

Revisionist Viewpoints: Essays in a Dissident Historical Tradition

BooksMay 27, 2009
From the publisher: Several of the essays gathered together in this volume received worldwide circulation, despite having been published originally in journals of extremely limited circulation. They drew a wide variety of complimentary comments from figures of some importance. Characteristic of the...

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The Review of Austrian Economics

Reply to Comment by Murray N. Rothbard

Institute PublicationsMarch 11, 1989
The Review of Austrian Economics , Volume 2, Number 1 (1989)

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The Review of Austrian Economics

Timberlake on the Austrian Theory of Money: A Comment

Institute PublicationsMarch 24, 1989
The Review of Austrian Economics , Volume 2, Number 1 (1989)

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The Review of Austrian Economics

Reply to Comment by William Barnett II

Institute PublicationsMarch 25, 1990
The Review of Austrian Economics , Volume 3, Number 1 (1990)

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Comment on Dolan on Austrian Economics and Environmentalism

Institute PublicationsAugust 21, 2014
An expert in environmental economics, Dolan attempts to assess the Austrian contribution to this field. He finds it wanting. I must make the same assessment of Dolan. His misunderstanding of Austrian economics is only matched by his mischaracterization of free market environmentalism.

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Comments

Audio/VideoMarch 14, 2010
Recorded 12 March 2010 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.

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