Matthew McCaffrey

Matthew McCaffrey
Matthew McCaffrey is assistant professor of enterprise at the University of Manchester and editor of Libertarian Papers.

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The Pursuit of Profit Is Pro-Social

A value-creating business is “social” whether it pursues an explicit social agenda or not
JANUARY 21, 2015

The market is an elaborate network of voluntary exchanges in which buyers and sellers constantly make each other better off. In that sense, all value-generating businesses are "social" enterprises.


Entrepreneurs Make Science Work

Getting breakthroughs out of the laboratory
OCTOBER 08, 2014

The market system reveals the ultimate value of an invention, not its scientific significance as such.


Of Battlefields and Boardrooms

Are the Art of War and the Art of Enterprise two edges of the same sword?
AUGUST 06, 2014

Classical military strategists have valuable insights for entrepreneurs--but not because trade and war have anything in common.


Virtual Worlds, Real Economics

Video games rot your brain and teach you econ
JUNE 17, 2014

As more and more people cross over into gaming environments, they're getting an education in the dismal science.


Right Conquers Might

A song of state and society
DECEMBER 19, 2013

A Song of Ice and Fire, the source material for HBO's Game of Thrones, sheds light on the contrast between the entrepreneurial spirit and the avarice of those who lust after political power.