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Economic Action Beyond the Extent of the Market | Per Bylund

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 […]

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The Buy Local Myth

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.

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How We Talk About Economics and Why It Matters | Paul Rubin 

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 […]

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Asymmetric Information and Market Failure: A Market Process Perspective 

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, […]

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Obamacare Repeal or Obamacare 2.0? 

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 […]

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