Malavika Nair

mnair@troy.edu

Malavika Nair is Assistant Professor of Economics in the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University, AL. She is also an associated scholar of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

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The surge of entrepreneurship around Bitcoin includes solutions to asymmetrical information problems that might hold back its acceptance.

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SEPTEMBER 04, 2013 by MALAVIKA NAIR

Murray Rothbard famously argued that fractional-reserve banking is fraudulent. In a truly free market, this wouldn't necessarily be the case.

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October 2014

Heavily-armed police and their supporters will tell you they need all those armored trucks and heavy guns. It's a dangerous job, not least because Americans have so many guns. But the numbers just don't support these claims: Policing is safer than ever--and it's safer than a lot of common jobs by comparison. Daniel Bier has the analysis. Plus, Iain Murray and Wendy McElroy look at how the Feds are recruiting more and more Americans to do their policework for them.
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