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The “Homo Economicus” Straw Man

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To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human. Original Article: "The Homo Economicus Straw Man".

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To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.

Original Article: "The Homo Economicus Straw Man".

Ryan McMaken
Ryan W. McMaken is the editor of Mises Daily and The Austrian. He has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014.

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