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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Free Money for Everyone

Radical entrepreneurship in Bitcoin makes it the exemplar

NOVEMBER 11, 2013 by MALAVIKA NAIR

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

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Questioning Rothbard

Is fractional-reserve banking fraudulent?

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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It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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