Anything Peaceful 2015 Carl Menger Essay Contest Winners
FEE, CKF, and the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics are pleased to announce the winnersAnything Peaceful Jun 30, 2015
Four excellent submissions have been honored by the judges of the Carl Menger Essay Contest.
Freeman Article Those Who Shape Us, the Lives We Touch
Reflections on My Sister in the Wake of Her PassingSandy Ikeda Jun 25, 2015
Earlier this month, my 67-year-old sister, Ginger, died peacefully after a long illness. Her human action changed my life.
Anything Peaceful Behavioral Econ and Human Imperfection: A Bad Case for Government Control
"Agent failure" arguments for paternalism are eerily similar to "market failure" argumentsSteven Horwitz Jun 9, 2015
It's true that people aren't as perfectly rational as models assume -- but that doesn't inherently justify state intervention.
Anything Peaceful FEE and the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism Kick Off Seminar Season
A great success to open summer seminar seasonNick Hanchey Jun 4, 2015
Dozens of students from around the world learned why capitalism is the optimal system for individual and social flourishing.
Resources Carl Menger and the Austrian School of EconomicsLudwig von Mises Jun 3, 2015
The work of Carl Menger and his friends has become the foundation of the entire modern science of economics.
Anything Peaceful On Writing (Liberty) Well: William Zinsser on F.A. Hayek
The simple elegance of Hayek's writing was his most powerful toolB.K. Marcus May 20, 2015
We think of Hayek as a great economist, philosopher of liberty, and scholar of classical liberalism, but his greatest impact was as a writer.
Anything Peaceful Ask a Professor: Disciplines vs. Ideology
It's more important to master a method than a worldviewSteven Horwitz May 5, 2015
Higher education should be about challenging your beliefs and mastering an area (and a means) of study.
Freeman Article The Other Half of the Inflation Story
Credit expansion adds noise to price signalsSandy Ikeda Apr 30, 2015
Credit expansion is like someone making too many of some puzzle pieces and too few of others, and then trying to force them all together.
Anything Peaceful Mises: The Original Freakonomist
The Austrians were the first to recognize human action as the subject of economicsJohn Phelan Apr 23, 2015
Economics is not confined to the "commercial" side of life; it is the science of every kind of human action.
Anything Peaceful Is the "Austrian School" a Lie?
Is Austrian economics an American invention?B.K. Marcus Apr 21, 2015
Are "Austrian" economists really part of the tradition of Menger and Mises?