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Time Preference and Interest

Week 7 of the Mises Institute’s Home Study Course in Austrian Economics includes one audio lecture and three book chapters dealing with time preference and interest. “Time Preference and Interest” by Jeffrey Herbener: This lecture has a good summary of Ludwig … Continue reading

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Prices of Factors of Production

Chapter 9 of Shawn Ritenour’s Foundations of Economics deals with something readers might think was already covered sufficiently in the earlier chapters on market prices: prices of factors of production. This is the final category of income received by market participants (in … Continue reading

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Interest and Profit

Marxists, beware. In Chapter 8 of Foundations of Economics, Shawn Ritenour explains how the economic phenomena of interest and profit, both of which are anathema to the socialist Left, are natural and necessary features of life in a division-of-labor economy. … Continue reading

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