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Business and Economics

This topic offers a look at the theory and practice of competition and its positive and negative effects on life in a free...
Creative destruction can dramatically change society. Jobs are lost and created. Individuals suffer, and general living...
Despite our inability to measure economic efficiency broadly, the beauty of a market economy is that it tends to allocate...
Opportunity cost is the cost of giving up one thing in favor of another. More precisely, economists define opportunity cost...
Why do groceries cost so much? Why is the price of gas rising? Will I be able to afford important services like education...
This topic looks at the historical and philosophical underpinnings of lobbying and rent seeking, and the inner workings of...
Learn more about the "tragedy of the commons" through quotes, charts, media, primary sources, and more.
This library topic explores the nature of business and entrepreneurship, their role in a market economy, implications for...
Inflation/deflation information including an introduction, charts & graphs, quotes, analysis, primary documents, books,...
This topic provides a definition and theories concerning balances of trade as well as opinions regarding the consequence of...
An explanation of deflation through quotes, charts and graphs, videos, podcasts, primary documents, studies, and more.
This topic explores the differences between crony capitalism and free market capitalism. The resources in this section give...
This topic provides an overview of the continuing debate over trade and trade policies, and considers the evidence regarding...
This topic page provides an overview on the 2007-2009 recession. It covers many different aspects: purported causes of the...
A comparison of private and public pay through quotes, charts and graphs, videos, podcasts, primary documents, studies, and...
This library section traces the historical background of tax cuts; presents a variety of research on their various types,...
An introduction to Keynesian economic theory, history, and practice through quotes, charts and graphs, videos, podcasts,...
Federal Reserve Bank of the United States information, history, background, and its role in monetary policy.
“The Gold Standard” is a phrase used to indicate a monetary system in which the currency is either gold or backed by one...
Learn about the history of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and their role in the housing bubble and economic crisis.
"The Austrian School: Its History and Relevance in Modern Economics" will provide you with an overview of the...