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Like Returning Gifts? Thank the Market

EntrepreneurshipMonopoly and Competition

Blog01/04/2018
For Austrians, competition entails not only vigorous price cutting, but intense competition in terms of product quality, return policies, and more.

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Why Profit Is So Important

EntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

Blog12/27/2017
Profit has nothing to do with exploitation. It is about the most efficient use of real funding or real savings.

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Entrepreneurship: Kirzner vs. Mises

EntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/12/2017
Mises conceives of the entrepreneur as the uncertainty-bearer. For Kirzner, entrepreneurship becomes reduced to the quality of alertness.

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Cradles of Capitalism: the City-States of Greece and Italy

Swiss WatchWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipMoney and Banking

Ancient and Renaissance city-states were some of the greatest incubators of economic and entrepreneurial activity.

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More Spending Does Not Drive More Employment

Booms and BustsThe EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog09/27/2017
Entrepreneurship — not spending — is the key to a growing economy.

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Why Was Ancient China so Good at War, and so Bad at Commerce?

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog08/22/2017
By providing rewards for bureaucrats and punishments for merchants, many rulers destroyed interest in entrepreneurship and innovation outside the state.

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Week in Review: August 12, 2017

Legal SystemTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

Blog08/11/2017
As the war drums with North Korea get ever louder, it’s appropriate that this week was the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan.

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The Google Manifesto – and What it Means

Bureaucracy and RegulationEntrepreneurship

Blog08/10/2017
Google can concentrate on innovation and profits — or it can focus on bureaucratic rules against thoughtcrimes. Google has apparently chosen the latter.

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Entrepreneurial Discovery: Who Needs It?

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog08/08/2017
Is Israel Kirzner’s explanation of the market process correct and, if so, is it useful?

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A Mixed Hero: A Libertarian Reassessment of Elon Musk

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/23/2017
The fact that the state hands out money to entrepreneurs like Elon Musk is a problem that is best solved by focusing our ire not on people like Musk — but on the state itself.

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