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Mark Thornton on Cybersecurity

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

Blog02/20/2015

Mark Thornton comments in WND's article on recent cyber-security breaches. Thornton notes that, when breaches do occur, "Most, if not all of the time, the customer isn’t harmed; it’s the company that’s harmed. As a result, banks and retailers seek out enhanced security...

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800 Years of Entrepreneurship

World HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog01/20/2015

Entrepreneurship still isn’t very popular in economics, but Austrian ideas are increasingly influential in contemporary management research, where the future is bright for young Austrians.

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Entrepreneurs Build the Roads—and Government Closes Them

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog01/09/2015

Last year, British entrepreneur Mike Watts made headlines when he opened England’s first private toll road in more than a hundred years. The road has now been closed, but its brief history provides a sad (and all-too-typical)...

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New Research in Austrian Economics

Booms and BustsThe EntrepreneurThe FedMoney and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog12/29/2014

Research is not just the way we add to the body of knowledge left by previous generations, but is also an effective means of engaging and challenging the ideas of mainstream economics.

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Call for paper for a special issue on ''Business Management and Austrian Economics'':

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPraxeology

Blog12/18/2014

Call for Papers for a special issue on "Business Management and Austrian Economics" in the journal BFuP - Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis.

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Computer Networks and Applications: Open or Closed?

EntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

Blog11/19/2014

Computing and networking practices move in cycles. In the early days of computing, processing occurred in a few large mainframe computers, with users dialing in using "dumb" terminals. The PC revolution of the 1980s made it possible for simple tasks to be performed locally, on the...

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Military Socialism

War and Foreign PolicyEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/10/2014

There’s a long history of comparing market competition to warfare. Game theorists, for example, sometimes use metaphors borrowed from military strategy to talk...

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Böhm-Bawerk and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Blog11/06/2014

Murray Rothbard always maintained that Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, the teacher of Ludwig von Mises, was one of the greatest economists who ever lived.  ...

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