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Reaching the Next Generation

Blog05/07/2019

Help us distribute Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson to thousands of young people all across the country.

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Capital and Interest in the Austrian Tradition, Part 3 of 3

Capital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

05/07/2019Audio/Video
Bob reviews the contributions of Böhm-Bawerk, Fetter, and Mises, and explains interest from an Austrian approach.
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Anti-Car Policies Mean Even More People Are Dying on LA's Highways

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog05/07/2019

Los Angeles city bureaucrats want fewer cars on the streets. Unfortunately, their plans have side effects which endanger human life and safety.

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Defenders of the Status Quo: Arthur Caplan and the Modern Bioethics Movement

Health

05/06/2019Audio/Video
A short episode commenting on a recent piece in Medscape by Arthur L. Caplan, one of the most influential bioethicists of the last forty years.
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The Stock Market According to L.A. Hahn

Blog05/06/2019

Financial markets are neither perfectly efficient, nor animally spirited, but eventually adjusting.

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Inflation: The Rumors of its Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Blog05/06/2019

The real money-creating machines are commercial banks. Loan dollars become deposit dollars. Lots of lending means the money aggregates increase. Little lending means the opposite.

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Hooray! The Green New Deal Will Make Us Happier—By Shrinking the Economy

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentSocialism

Blog05/06/2019

You don’t make people better off by artificially making energy more expensive. You only make them poorer.

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Review: The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

05/04/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Entitlement programs have worsened the problems they were designed to solve and are now giving out massive subsidies to the non-poor.
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