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The Division of Labor, Self-Serve Dog Wash Edition

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Dirty Hairy Dog Wash Daphne, Alabama

"The greater productivity of work under the division of labor is a unifying influence. It leads men to regard each other as comrades in a joint struggle for welfare, rather than as competitors in a...

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The Call of the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurMedia and Culture


The Acton Institute has put together a very effective hour-long feature called The Call of the Entrepreneur, which has been premiering in theaters across the country over the past several months. We had the pleasure of premiering it in our own home not long ago, and it is quite excellent. For...

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"Energy Crisis: Many Paths but No Solutions"

The EntrepreneurPolitical Theory


The above headline, "Energy Crisis: Many Paths but No Solutions," appears on page one of the print version of The New York Times' National Edition. I can't find it on the web version of The Times, however. (To wit: "Your search for Energy Crisis: Many Paths but No Solutions in...

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Mises and Hayek Dehomogenized

BiographiesThe EntrepreneurAustrian Economics OverviewCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

03/17/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
Today, the term "Austrian economics" is used to designate two very different paradigms.


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Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurThe Environment

02/03/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
When a community is hit by a disaster, how can it recover? The economics of mega-disaster poses some interesting questions for entrepreneurs.

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Equilibrium, Profit and Loss, and Entrepreneurship

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Mises stated that general equilibrium is purely a methodological device with no counterpart in the real world. It only defines profit and loss.

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The Market for Literary Products

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

11/23/2017Mises Daily Articles
Capitalism is essentially a system of mass production for the satisfaction of the needs of the masses. Literature is just one example.

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I, Pencil

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsInterventionismPraxeology

11/18/2017Mises Daily Articles
This classic article by Leonard Read illustrates how completely dependent the world is on the division of labor.

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Opportunity and the Entrepreneur

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipSubjectivism

10/17/2017Mises Daily Articles
The discovery and (potential) exploitation of opportunities is proposed as the unit of analysis for entrepreneurship research.

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Per Bylund: Who Built That?

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Per Bylund discusses why the role of the entrepreneur is almost completely disregarded by most economists.

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