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Did Hayek Really Say that Free Markets Make Consumers Better Informed?


The price system conveys the relevant information about the supply and demand for different goods on the market to help consumers better economize.

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Are Crude Oil Prices Becoming Immune to Geopolitics?

Global EconomyPrices

It no longer seems to be the case that a few countries can control oil prices. In other words, cartels are being even less influential in oil markets.

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School Vouchers Are Basically Food Stamps

Taxes and SpendingPrices

Governments already use vouchers in many areas, including food and housing. Fortunately, those vouchers only go to a small portion of the population.

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The Myth of Insufficient Demand

Business CyclesPricesValue and Exchange

The more goods that an individual can produce the more goods he can demand, and thus acquire.

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Consumers Are Smarter than Bureaucrats Think


The government doesn't think you can make good choices voluntarily. So it's happy to step in and force you to make "better" choices.

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Free Parking Isn't Free


The number of parking spaces in your city may be a matter of centrally-planned government mandates. It's time to give the market a chance.

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No Neutral Ground: The Problem of Net Neutrality

Bureaucracy and RegulationPrices

If one likes the internet's remarkable evolution to this point, it seems odd to assert that now is the moment to freeze it through government action.

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Net Neutrality and the Problem with "Experts"

Calculation and KnowledgePrices

Supporters of net neutrality imagine that if we can only get the "right" group of people, a tiny handful of "experts" can govern the internet.

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Fine Art's Resurgence Offers a Refuge for Investors

Financial MarketsPrices

A search for a refuge from modern fiat currencies has led many investors to the perceived safety of art by the Old Masters.

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