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Eamonn F. Butler

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Eamonn Butler is director of the Adam Smith Institute. See his website.

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Austrian Economics: A Primer

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/19/2010Books
Here, Butler has written a very competent overview of Mises’s works and thoughts, with a focus on his understanding of the workings of markets (so, for example, there is less focus on theory than we find in The Essential von Mises )...
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Price Fixing in Ancient Rome

Booms and BustsFree MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryInterventionism

06/18/2009Mises Daily Articles
State intervention and a crushing fiscal policy made the whole empire groan under the yoke; more than once, both poor men and rich prayed that the barbarians would deliver them from it.

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Wage and Price Controls in the Ancient World

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/27/2009Mises Daily Articles
"Egyptian workers during this period suffered badly from the abuses of the state intervention of the economy…"...

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Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls: How Not to Fight Inflation

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionismPrices

02/14/1978Books
This outstanding history illustrates the utter futility of fighting the market process through legislation. It always uses despotic measures to yield socially catastrophic results.

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