Articles on economics from The Objective Standard.
Hamilton’s Bank of New York Put the City Back in Business and the U.S. on the Map
If we trace the steps of New York’s rise as the financial capital of the world, we must recognize that establishing the Bank of New York was a pivotal moment in history.
Henry Ford on the Justice of Income Inequality
Although income inequality is pitched as a modern and escalating problem requiring new regulations and redistributive measures, Henry Ford understood the factors that determine a man’s income, or lack thereof, as far back as 1922.
‘Shithole Countries,’ Moral Ambitiousness, and Economic Parallels
People who immigrate to America from shithole countries to pursue the American dream are precisely the kind of people whom Americans ought to welcome.
Isaac Morehouse on Praxis, Apprenticeships, and Creating Value
Isaac Morehouse, founder and CEO of Praxis, discusses the company’s apprenticeship programs, the art of teaching young people how to create value and market themselves, and his big plans for the future.
The Political Economy of Public Debt: Three Centuries of Theory and Evidence, by Richard M. Salsman
Raymond C. Niles reviews The Political Economy of Public Debt, finding the book to be a tremendous resource for anyone seeking to gain an understanding of the history of public debt and our debt-laden future.