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HH The Benefits Of Free Trade Are Being Canceled Out By Big Government At Home
What no one recognizes is that the common reason for the breakdown of world economic relations is the combination of interventionist domestic policies and government-led, top-down, faulty trade integration.
Exports: Currency Devaluation Won't Grow The Economy
A visible weakness in economic activity in major world economies raises concern among various commentators that world economies have difficulties recovering despite very aggressive loose monetary policies.
How Entrepreneurs Learn From The Marketplace
In a world of demanding and ever-changing consumers, there is always a way to do things better, with greater quality, and at a lower price. Entrepreneurs must learn how to do this, or they will lose out to those who can.
Private Ownership: A Must
A centrally directed economy cannot solve the problem of economic calculation, and without private property, free markets, and freedom of consumer choice, no organizational solution to this problem is possible.
Sound Money Is Our Best Hope Against The Monopolists' Threat
Monetary inflation and the nature of contemporary technological change have combined to raise the threat posed by these monopolists to an existential level.
Don't Want A Liquidity Trap? More Saving Is The Answer
With interest rates in many countries close to zero or even negative, some commentators are of the view that monetary policy of the central banks are likely to become less effective in navigating the economy.
Argentina's Destructive Cycle Of Economic Populism
Argentina’s election of a left-wing government last month has people speculating about the country’s future.
Why Friedman Is Wrong On The Business Cycle
According to Milton Friedman, strong recoveries are just natural after particularly deep recessions. Like a guitar string, the harder the string is plucked down, the faster it should come back up.
Argentina Votes For More Inflation, Spending, And Economic Instability
Alberto Fernández and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s victory on October 27, 2019, has raised many questions about Argentina’s economic future.
The Problem Of Poverty
The history of poverty is almost the history of mankind. The ancient writers have left us few specific accounts of it. They took it for granted. Poverty was the normal lot.
The Feds Spend More On National-Debt Interest Than You Think
Recently, the Treasury Department reported a 26% increase in the federal budget deficit with a 2019 deficit of $984 billion.
Austrian School Vs. Law & Economics On Air Pollution
Not only is the Austrian approach more technically accurate, but it also sounds less shocking to non-economists.
More Government Spending Won't Make The Economy Grow
A key factor that constrains people’s ability to generate goods and services is the scarcity of funding. Contrary to popular thinking, funding for consumption and production is not about money as such, but about real savings.
100% Banking And Its Advocates: A Brief History
The 100% reserve plan is often considered a radical proposal for monetary reform. So let's take a deeper look at its history and advocates.
The Economic Consequences Of Cheap Money
It is essential to realize that what makes the economic crisis emerge is the public's disapproval of the expansionist ventures made possible by the manipulation of the rate of interest.
Stimulus Brings Stagnation: The Case Of Japan
Efforts to stimulate growth end up hampering growth.
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