Tag: economic calculation problem
“Calcolo Economico”, “Diritti di Proprietà” e Bugie Varie dei Libertari Pagati dai Fratelli Koch
Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato il 3 agosto 2019 con il titolo “Economic Calculation,” “Strong Property Rights,” and Other Lies Koch-Funded Libertarian Commentators Told Me. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Secondo un cliché diffuso tra i conservatori e i libertari di destra, un “solido diritto di proprietà” è una spinta alla creazione di ricchezza ed è…
“Economic Calculation,” “Strong Property Rights,” and Other Lies Koch-Funded Libertarian Commentators Told Me
A common cliche among conservatives and those on the libertarian Right is that “strong property rights” are an incentive to create wealth and are necessary for progress. Closely related is Ludwig von Mises’ critique of the Oskar Lange model of market socialism, namely that it would result in irrationality because factor input pricing by non-market…
L’ultimo Chiuda la Porta
Hayek nell’era informatica Di Jocheved Matt. Originale pubblicato il 26 giugno 2018 con il titolo The Last Person in the Room Must Close the Door. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Capita a volte che mentre si entra in classe per una lezione di informatica qualcuno dica: “L’ultimo chiuda la porta.” La frase, apparentemente sensata, è un…
Bullshit Jobs and the Calculation Problem
This is not a review of Bullshit Jobs. My verdict on the book is simple: it is good, and you should read it. You should, actually, probably read it before you read this. I’ll be re-explaining some of the concepts in it, but I will not cover them in the same depth as the book…
Review: The People’s Republic of Walmart
Let me begin by saying that I’m glad this book exists. Phillips and Rozworski are upfront about their book not containing any radical new insights into questions of economic planning, but instead they compile arguments made by others in a highly readable format, something that those on the left who argue for economic planning have…
The Last Person in the Room Must Close the Door: Hayek in the Age of Computing
There is a common joke in computing circles to announce at the beginning of a course that “The last person in the room must close the door.” Though at first blush the request seems reasonable, this is an example of an uncomputable function. The last person to enter the room has no way of knowing…
La Questione dell’ampiezza di Banda Economica
Di Frank Miroslav. Originale pubblicato il 14 maggio 2018 con il titolo The Economic Bandwidth Problem. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. In questi ultimi trent’anni a sinistra si è rinverdito l’interesse per organizzazioni economiche non di mercato. Alla base c’è una confluenza di fattori, uno dei quali è il fatto che, data l’ubiquità del capitalismo dopo…
The Economic Bandwidth Problem
In the last three decades, we’ve seen a resurgence in the popularity of left wing, non-market approaches to economic organizing. The rise results from a confluence of factors, one part of the story being that the economic left has largely been freed of material reality since the ubiquity of capitalism after the fall of the…
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