Fred E. Foldvary


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Feature

Do Markets Promote Immoral Behavior?

JUNE 17, 2013 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

Critics of free markets confuse the effects of government interventions with the fundamental activity of markets, then claim the latter encourage unethical behavior.

Feature

What Is Profit?

OCTOBER 22, 2012 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

Fred Foldvary says profit isn't quite as sinple a concept as it might seem at first glance.

Article

Free Banking Beats Central Banking

The market is better than bureaucratic planning.

JANUARY 18, 2011 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

The case for free banking is similar to the case for healthy living. It's better to prevent economic illness than to have to treat it.

Article

Enron and the Law of the Market

Beware the illusion of safety.

MAY 01, 2002 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

Article

Government and Governance

Consensual Communities Offer a Model for Tax and Government Reform

JANUARY 01, 1997 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

Book Review

Private Means, Public Ends: Voluntarism vs. Coercion

Private Efforts Can Effectively Provide Public Goods

NOVEMBER 01, 1996 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

Article

Is the Free Market Ethical?

APRIL 01, 1978 by FRED E. FOLDVARY

A market free of coercion is on firm moral ground.

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November 2014

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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