Labor and Wages

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Will the Work Day Shrink to Four Hours?

Labor and WagesValue and Exchange

Blog06/26/2017
How many hours a job requires depends on the nature of the work. In other words, work is highly heterogeneous.

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Week in Review: June 24, 2017

Labor and WagesLegal SystemMedia and CultureMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingBusiness Cycles

Blog06/23/2017
While the Federal Reserve is desperate to depict an optimistic vision for the global economy, their fellow central bankers aren't buying it.

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Will Our Grandchildren Work Only Four Hours Per Day?

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/21/2017
If capitalists have their way, we may be looking at a future of 20-hour work weeks while producing a higher standard of living.

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Wages and Subsistence

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog06/12/2017
Labor is appraised like a commodity not because the entrepreneurs are cruel but because they are subject to the supremacy of the pitiless consumers.

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Government Guaranteed Income is Not a Solution

Big GovernmentLabor and WagesU.S. Economy

Blog06/12/2017
Henry Hazlitt's critique of Milton Friedman's Negative Income Tax remains relevant as libertarians continue to embrace Universal Basic Income.

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Capitalism Is About Working Less to Earn More

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

Blog05/31/2017
If working is the price we pay to obtain things we want, then economic progress means decreasing this price thanks to continued productivity growth.

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We Don't Need to Create Jobs — We Need to Create Value

Labor and WagesPovertyValue and Exchange

Blog05/29/2017
Wages spring directly from, and are proportional to, the degree in which a job creates wealth by helping to satisfy an unmet need.

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Teaching "Tips": An Economic & Pedagogical Defense of Gratuities

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free Trade

June 22, 2017

Event

Auburn, Alabama

Join us at the Mises Institute at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, 22 June, as Anthony Gill presents a free lecture on the norm of tipping.

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Teaching "Tips": An Economic and Pedagogical Defense of Gratuities

Labor and Wages

06/22/2017Audio/Video
Using the long-standing cultural practice of tipping, Gill explores a variety of important economic concepts.

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Anthony Gill

Anthony Gill

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Anthony Gill (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1994) is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Baylor...

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Teaching "Tips": An Economic and Pedagogical Defense of Gratuities
Using the long-standing cultural practice of tipping, Gill explores a variety of important economic concepts.
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