Is the socialist calculation problem severe enough to account for the collapse of communism? We discuss that, as well as the Rothbardian contribution to monopoly theory, and whether it makes sense to think of a “monopoly price” on the free market.
About the Guest
Jeffrey M. Herbener is chairman of the department of economics at Grove City College and associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He has also produced economics courses for Liberty Classroom.
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Ep. 257 Austrian Economics vs. a Mainstream Text
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