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2007, 2018

Fractional Reserve Banking vs. 100% Reserve Banking

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|Tags: |0 Comments

What is the difference between fractional reserve banking and full reserve banking? How do they work? Do they have advantages and disadvantages? Is one better than the other? We hired a detective to check [...]

1507, 2018

Money Creation

By |July 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

Money creation: described by many as the biggest scam in the history of mankind; for others it’s a blessing and a driving force of the economy. For John Maynard Keynes it was a process [...]

1306, 2018

Opportunity Cost | The Road Not Taken

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

Imagine the following situations: 1) A young man enrolls in a tuition-free public university. From his point of view he gets the education for free. He will study in a field of [...]

3005, 2018

The Methodology of the Austrian School

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

When we refer to the Austrian School of Economics, we do not mean an institution located in a building in Vienna, nor we mean the Austrian economy. Instead, we mean a group of persons [...]

1505, 2018

A Petition – Frédéric Bastiat | Candlestick makers’ Petition

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

A Petition - Frédéric Bastiat. Animation of famous candlestick makers' petition by Frédéric Bastiat. It's a great lesson about free trade, and a big blow to the protectionist arguments. Learn Austrian Economics in [...]

2004, 2018

Price Discovery | How prices are determined?

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

In our previous videos entitled "The Value of Things" and "Scarce Resources" we have discussed how value is a subjective phenomenon. Two diverse people can estimate value of the same thing very differently. Every [...]

504, 2018

Why Can’t We Have Everything We Want? | Scarcity & Choice

By |April 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

We live in a world of scarcity. This fact is beyond question. Our time, land, and work are scarce. Producer and consumer goods are scarce as well. Human needs, however, are limitless. Economics studies [...]

1303, 2018

Housing bubble and the great recession

By |March 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

Without a question we can all remember the financial crisis of 2007–2008. Perhaps you learned of its effects the hard way. The media told us that greed and excessive risk were responsible. Some economists, [...]

1902, 2018

The Great Depression | What Caused It?

By |February 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|0 Comments

The Great Depression of the 1930s is still considered by many to be a failure of the free market and of the laissez-faire capitalism. At a first glance, it may very well seem so. [...]

1301, 2018

Is legal the same as moral?

By |January 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Films|Tags: |0 Comments

Freedom of the market doesn’t imply the absence of law. To the contrary: free market is impossible without good law. Then what function should the law fulfill? If something is legal, then is it [...]

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