Manuel F. Ayau

ayau@fee.org

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Presumptuous Protectionism

Government Authorities Don't Understand International Trade

DECEMBER 01, 2005 by MANUEL F. AYAU

If someone gets caught selling somebody elses property,he goes to jail.What may be legally bought andsold in the market is limited to legitimate privateproperty acquired by ones own effort or through voluntaryexchange with others. Since legal transactions aresettled accounts, what is traded belongs to neither thegovernment nor the community. It is private property,and as such the owner can dispose of it at his sole discretion,limited only by other peoplesrights. Correct?

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Underdeveloping Indiana

What Would Indiana Look Like if It Adopted the Trade Policies Common to Underdeveloped Nations?

SEPTEMBER 01, 2002 by MANUEL F. AYAU

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Economic Calculation Revisited

Government Economic Intervention Produces Crises All Over the World

SEPTEMBER 01, 1999 by MANUEL F. AYAU

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December 2014

Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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