Capital and Interest Theory

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The Marginal Efficiency of Capital: Reply to Fuller’s Rejoinder

Capital and Interest Theory

04/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This is a brief reply to “The Marginal Efficiency of Capital: Rejoinder.”
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The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno

Calculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonetary Theory

03/14/2015Books
The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor Joseph T. Salerno is a celebratory volume honoring the work of a respected and beloved teacher. It signifies a flourishing career of significant achievement, and also the gratitude and well-wishes of his students.
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Employment Does Not Drive Economic Growth

Capital and Interest TheoryValue and Exchange

02/19/2015Mises Daily Articles
The Fed — and many economists everywhere — believe that giving more people jobs will drive more economic growth. But more employment is useless for economic growth if employed persons are not contributing to real wealth and capital accumulation.
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Increasing Inflation: Bad Business

Global EconomyMoney and BanksCapital and Interest Theory

02/09/2015Audio/Video
Interviewed by host Dawn J. Bennet , Mark Thornton discusses how the recent sever of most foreign currency affects the dollar, why Janet Yellen’s only bluffing about raising rates, and why Americans need to pay closer attention to the recent election in Greece.
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The Many Errors of David Ricardo

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

12/12/2014Mises Daily Articles
Knowing that money or gold cannot be used to provide a fixed measure of value, David Ricardo turned to the value of labor instead. But his labor theory of value has led to many errors including Marxism, land taxes, and much more.
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The State of the US Economy

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyCapital and Interest TheoryInterventionism

11/15/2014Audio/Video
Interviewed by Emil Franzi and Bruce Ash on AM 1030 KVOI in Tuscon, Mark Thornton offers an Austrian perspective on several issues such as Obamacare, the state of the US economy and the dollar, government success in innovation (or lack there of), and the ruling class.
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Is the Surge in Capital Goods Orders Due to Malinvestment?

U.S. EconomyCapital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

10/15/2014Mises Daily Articles
Orders in capital goods have been going up since 2009. Normally, capital goods purchases suggest economic growth, but if the orders are a result of easy money, the purchases point not to wealth creation, but to a bubble.
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How Saving Grows the Economy

The EntrepreneurCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

10/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Dan Sanchez examines Irwin Schiff's timeless comic book on how savings, innovation, and risk are the building blocks of productivity, progress, and wealth.
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The Problem With Steve Forbes’s New Gold Standard

Money and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

10/09/2014Audio/Video
In their new book "Money", Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames write with insight about the dangers of inflation and easy money, but ultimately, they fail to follow through on their analysis and instead make peace with monetary expansionism, writes David Gordon. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by...
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Subjective Value and Market Prices

Capital and Interest TheoryValue and Exchange

10/09/2014Audio/Video
This lecture by Jeffrey Herbener was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction my Mark Thornton.
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