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Rising Oil Prices Don't Cause Inflation


The core driver of general increases in prices of goods and services is central-bank driven money-supply growth, not the price of oil.

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Busting the "Free College" Myth

Taxes and SpendingPolitical TheoryPrices

If New Yorkers wanted to help students by paying for their tuition, they would have already done so on their own.

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Jeff Bezos Got Rich By Giving His Customers What They Want

The EntrepreneurPricesValue and Exchange

Jeff Bezos is now rivaling Bill Gates for the richest man in the world title, but only after decades of making everybody else a little bit richer first.

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Kirzner Reviews Rothbard

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPricesValue and Exchange

Kirzner’s thoughtful and polite approach to scholarship is a model for how younger Austrians can approach scholarly debate.

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Academia 'Plays Market' With Dire Consequences for Science

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewPrices

Higher education and scientific research have been cut off from its customers by government intervention.

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How the Global Drug War Pushed Down Heroin Prices

Legal SystemWorld HistoryPrices

As the Drug War attacked heroin production in one place, it encouraged increases in heroin production in other places, pushing down global prices.

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NFL Free Agency and the Market Process

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPrices

Any serious analysis of the NFL is incomplete without a sound understanding of basic economics.

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Higher Costs Don’t Mean Higher Prices

Free MarketsInterventionismPrices

Driving up costs for cocaine dealers has not led to a similar rise in street price. This is because prices are not based on the cost of production.

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Consumers — not Uber's CEO — Are Responsible for Uber Drivers' Falling Income

Monopoly and CompetitionPrices

If Uber drivers think fares are too low, they should complain to consumers, and not to Uber's management.

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How Governments Destroy Consumer Sovereignty

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrices

The entrepreneur's job is to shape his whole enterprise around consumer wants. Unfortunately, governments often get in the way.

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