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Markets are both competitive and cooperative, but never coercive

Capital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/27/2006

When people consider the question of how society should be organized, there is a tendency to portray issues in terms of false alternatives. Such is the case with competition or individualism (i.e., market organization) versus cooperation or community (i.e., organization through government). It...

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debt and the trade against risk

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog10/28/2005

This post is in response to Stephan's. My objection to limited liability is actually one that he passes over quickly, and is not quite the same as van Eeghen's. He says, "As for voluntary debts being limited to the corporation's assets...

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Richard Cantillon: An Introduction

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

09/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Jevons called Cantillon's Essai the "Cradle of Political Economy." It was one of the few books quoted by Adam Smith and it deserves reading by any serious thinker of political economy today.
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Who Is Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk?

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/13/2018Audio/Video
A member of the “second generation of the Austrian school of economics,” Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851–1914) and his works are discussed by Peter Klein.
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New-Product Research and Development: The Earliest Stage of the Capital Structure

Business CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

07/30/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Deepening the understanding of the capital structure by unpacking the process that coordinates capital within the new-product R&D stage of the capital structure is the purpose of this paper.
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A Comparison of Investment and Cash Building of Savings: A Rejoinder

Capital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

04/03/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper looks at the differences between investment and cash building and if either one offers additional benefits.
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Is Garrison's Notion of "Secular Growth" Compatible With the Solow Growth Literature?

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of Thought

04/02/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The present paper clarifies ambiguities from earlier discussions of whether Garrison’s usage of “secular growth” is more likely to resonate with a neoclassical or Austrian reader.
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Interest and the Length of Production: A Reply

Labor and WagesCapital and Interest Theory

12/07/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A lower interest rate does lead to building more of the capital structure supplemented by reallocation of labor into later stages of production.
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Aristotle on Private Property and Money

BiographiesWorld HistoryCapital and Interest TheoryPrivate Property

11/04/2017Mises Daily Articles
Although Aristotle scorned moneymaking and was scarcely a partisan of laissez-faire, he set forth a trenchant argument in favor of private property.
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A Look at Uncertainty in the UK, Post-Election

Money and BanksCapital and Interest Theory

06/27/2017Mises Wire
It's becoming increasingly clear the Bank of England is sticking to an uncomfortably aggressive quantitative easing program.
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