Subjective Value

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LearnLiberty on Jun 29, 2011

Prof. Don Boudreaux demonstrates the subjectivity of value by comparing a Che Guevara and Milton Friedman t-shirt. He finds that value cannot be determined objectively, as the value of the thing is held only the mind of the beholder. Therefore, value is not a product of the amount of labor or resources required to make it. Rather, value is determined by the preferences of individuals.