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Giving Away Money Costs More Than You Think

Government programs that try to give away money from grants, subsidies and other handouts costs more than you think, as a result of rent seeking. Take three minutes and learn why. When the government has money to give away, people or firms will spend time and resources competing for that rent, through applications, proposals, lobbying […]

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Mises Institute Home Study Course Audio Files

Mises Institute Home Study Course Audio Files.  Course materials for sale here Lecture Topic Lecturer CORE AUSTRIAN THEORY 1. What is Austrian Economics? [MP3] Jörg Guido Hülsmann 2. Menger and the Founders [MP3] Joseph T. Salerno 3. Ludwig von Mises [MP3] Murray N. Rothbard 4. Friedrich von Hayek [MP3] Peter G. Klein 5. Methodological Foundations […]

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Morning Coffee

The Economic Policy Journal delivers again this morning with Rothbard discussing crony government deals and the monopoly of government. EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Murray Rothbard on the Ed Koch-Era Parking Meter Violations Scandal.

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Are Profits Evil? Mises Seminar

Thanks to the Mises Institute and Jeremy Davis for making this possible.  Robert Murphy and Peter Klein are the speakers for this seminar. The Social Functions of Profits by Robert P. Murphy Big Business- Friend or Foe by Peter G. Klein Capitalism Needs Losses, Too by Robert Murphy Are Profits Evil? Panel Discussion Are Profits […]

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