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Monthly Archives: December 2013
For those about to hit the road and keen on brushing up on economics, Mises.org has a fine repository of audio works, including lectures, essays and even complete economic treatises. Download them from here to compliment the sights as you … Continue reading
Nelson Mandela is many things to many people. There is certainly no one true story of the man most South Africans call “Madiba”. Like any human being he was complex, multi-faceted, and matured and changed throughout his long life. To some he … Continue reading
This week, The Week ran an opinion piece by John Aziz which argues that America (and all other nations for that matter) should keep borrowing until investors no longer want to lend to them. To this end, it is argued, … Continue reading
20 good reasons why inductive empiricism is so problematic in economic study and theory. Read the article here: http://www.nature.com/polopoly_fs/1.14183!/menu/main/topColumns/topLeftColumn/pdf/503335a.pdf