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Jean-Baptiste Say

Jean-Baptiste Say

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Jean-Baptiste Say deserves to be remembered as a precursor to the Austrian School. According to Murray Rothbard, J. B. Say is responsible for reintroducing the entrepreneur into economic thought. ...

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Letters to Mr. Malthus

J.B. Say was a great champion of economic truth, and this is even more obvious in looking at his attempts at public...

A Treatise on Political Economy

Larry Sechrest writes of this book: "With pen and ink, Adam Smith made the entrepreneur invisible. J.B. Say brings...

Chi-Yuen Wu

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An Outline of International Price Theory

Wu looks at the history of economic thought as a way to explain what was happening in 1930s China and why.

Mercantilism vs. Free Trade: The Early Years

Trade is in its nature free, finds its own channel, and best directs its own course.

Jire Sekar

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Mr. Sekar is a technology investor based out of Boston, Massachusetts, who invests in Internet, software, and materials technologies. He is currently taking a sabbatical to write a fictional work...

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Death of M3: The Fifth Anniversary

If the Fed had been tracking repos in 2007–2008, what they would have seen was the unfolding of the financial crisis...

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Cecil B. DeMille

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Cecil Blount DeMille (1881–1959) was a legendary American film director and Academy Award–winning film producer in both silent and sound films.

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The Right to Work

I see a pattern there — a pattern that can mean slavery for free men everywhere if it is not broken.

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Steven Kates

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Dr Steven Kates currently teaches economics at the RMIT University in Melbourne, but spent most of his working career as the Chief Economist for Australia’s national employer association, the Australian...

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¿Por qué la economía de tu abuelo fue mejor que la tuya?: Sobre la desaparición catastrófica de la ley de Say
Al despreciar y, en última instancia, ignorar la ley de Say, muchos estudiosos han hecho un gran daño a la teoría...
Why Keynesian Concepts Cannot Be Used to Explain Pre-Keynesian Economic Thought: A Reader’s Guide to Classical Economic Theory

This note is built around five issues that center on the damage to economic theory caused by Keynes and his ...

Stu Morgenstern

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A Free Market for Genes?

A famed physicist warns of a market-driven genetic caste system. But the real danger is putting the government in...

Maria Martins

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Maria Martins, MD, has had a full-time career practice of emergency medicine for 22 years. She is licensed to practice medicine in New York, Pennsylvania, and California.

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Involuntary Medical Servitude

It is a betrayal of our duty to our patient to use any consideration of some greater social good defined by the...

Joseph R. Stromberg

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Chapter 6. Mercenaries, Guerrillas, Militias, and the Defense of Minimal States and Free Societies

From The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production , edited by Hans...

Murray Rothbard's View on Taxation

Presented as part of the Mises Institute's Austrian Workshop series in Auburn, Alabama, on 29 July 2004...

Ryan Ford

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Proud to be a Replacement Worker

Ryan Ford says he is glad to do the work others are unwilling to do at the going market wage. When one looks at the...

Ninos Malek

Ninos P. Malek

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Ninos P. Malek is a Professor of Economics at De Anza College (Cupertino, California) and an Economics Lecturer at San Jose State University. He also taught Economics and Advanced Placement...

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To Protect and Conserve

By allowing their clients to hunt and kill exotic animals on private hunting grounds, Texas ranchers are doing more...

The Right to Work at Hooters?

In a free society, Mr. Grushevski has every right to be entrepreneurial and to start a restaurant that only hires...

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