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Why Is the "Invisible Hand" in the Middle of Smith’s Works?

Coincidence or subtle statement?

MARCH 09, 2011 by MARK SKOUSEN

To think that Adam Smith, the renowned absent-minded professor, hid a little "invisible" secret in his tomes is indeed the ultimate irony.

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Consumer Spending Doesn’t Drive the Economy

Investment does.

MAY 17, 2010 by MARK SKOUSEN

The truth is that consumer spending does not account for 70 percent of economic activity and is not the mainstay of the U. S. economy.

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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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