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Advertising in a Free Society

The subject of advertising is often treated with indifference by economists and disdain by the public… Continue reading

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Fifty Economic Fallacies Exposed

Whilst it is impossible to argue that the earth is flat without fearing ridicule, fallacies in economics are widespread… Continue reading

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From Crisis to Confidence: Macroeconomics after the Crash

Some would argue that the financial crash revealed failings in the discipline of economics as well as in the financial system… Continue reading

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New Private Monies: A Bit-Part Player?

New forms of private money regularly hit the newspaper headlines. However, there is relatively little discussion of whether such innovations will last… Continue reading

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A U-Turn on the Road to Serfdom

Governments throughout the Western world are spending at levels that could not have been imagined by pre-war economists… Continue reading

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The Government Debt Iceberg

Nobody who has even a passing acquaintance with economics could fail to realise that Western governments are highly indebted… Continue reading

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Trade Policy, New Century: The WTO, FTAs and Asia Rising

In recent years, debates on international trade policy have focused on the role of the World Trade Organization and the two big political and economic powers… Continue reading

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Ludwig von Mises- A Primer

Ludwig von Mises was one of the greatest economists and political scientists of the twentieth century… Continue reading

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Towards a Liberal Utopia?

Socialists have never been shy of sketching out their dreams of a better world, but that better world has never materialised in socialist countries… Continue reading

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Should We Have Faith in Central Banks?

Central bank independence is now in vogue because of previous experience of politicisation of monetary policy… Continue reading

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