Presented during the session on “Liberty and Human Action” at the Austrian Economics Research Conference at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 11 March 2017. https://mises.org/system/tdf/North_S9_AERC_20170311.mp3 Source: The Problem of Social Coase | Mises Institute
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Harvard University’s library system just released a guide to “fake news” and propaganda websites. Guess who’s on there? So’s LewRockwell.com, Antiwar.com, and even Wikileaks.
The Murray N. Rothbard Memorial Lecture, sponsored by Helio Beltrão. Per Bylund is assistant professor of entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. Presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 11 March 2017. Includes introductory remarks by Joseph […]
Trade is dependent on long-distance transportation, and transportation results in carbon dioxide emissions. Ok, it might be difficult to build this Apple locally, but couldn’t we at least buy these apples locally, to save the planet? Dead wrong. The transportation of foods leaves less of a carbon footprint than you might think.
The federal government has extended its authority into so many areas, and employed statutory language so vague, that ordinary people have found themselves criminals without having done anything they believed to be unlawful. Harvey Silverglate has observed this trend firsthand over the course of his long career in the law.
The F.A. Hayek Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Stephen Haag Estate. Paul H. Rubin is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics at Emory University, Past President of the Southern Economic Association, and former Editor of ‘Managerial and Decision Economics’. Presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 11 […]
The Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture, sponsored by Dr. John Brätland. Glenn Fox is an agricultural and natural resource economist. He has been a member of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph since 1985. Presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, […]
By Ron Paul This Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a Republican bill that supposedly repeals Obamacare. However, the bill retains Obamacare’s most destructive features. That is not to say this legislation is entirely without merit. For example, the bill expands the amount individuals can contribute to a health savings account (HSA). HSAs […]
Frederic Bastiat the radical. We think we know Bastiat from ‘The Law’, but his work in economics and social theory actually spans thousands of pages. And he was a thoroughgoing radical in his personal and professional life, both in his Basque hometown of Bayonne and in the “Babylon” of Paris. Hart makes the case that […]