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Economic Progress and the Primacy of the Individual

The economic success of the West and of free economies everywhere stems from the acceptance within many societies (to varying degrees) that individuals are all equal in the right to own property and exercise freedom from the collective. States, on the other hand, claim a special and exalted position within society.


Scarcity, Monopoly, and Intellectual Property

Law and rights do not depend on the dictates of the state. There is growing acceptance of Jeremy Bentham’s dictum that “property is entirely the creature of law.”


Mises Economics Blog

Hunter Lewis: The Hidden Motive Behind Quantitative Easing
Foreign individuals and businesses long ago cut back on their purchases of U.S. bonds. Their place was taken by foreign central banks. The central banks simply created money in their own currency and used it to buy our bonds. The Federal Rese ... More »

Matt McCaffrey: Game of Thrones and the Politics of Fantasy
The internet is filled with talk of the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. This is welcome news, as Game of Thrones probably offers economists more teachable moments than any show currently on the air (even House of Cards). Fans are probably fam ... More »

Mises Updates: Is Warren Buffett really an Austrian....
Who enriches himself while talking a Keynesian game?  Jeff Deist offers a hypothesis: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2014/04/does-warren-buffett-talk-like.html ... More »

Mises Updates: Per Bylund on Obamacare in the 'Wall Street Journal'
Per Bylund's column What Sweden Can Teach Us About ObamaCare is in today's WSJ: President Obama has declared the Affordable Care Act a success—a ... More »

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Economics and Ethics of Private Property

Austrian economics puts private property at the center of its analysis of value, price, and exchange. Respect for private property is also implied by the fundamental moral principle, "... More »

Libertarianism Today

The Mises Institute is the exclusive distributor of this paperback edition at this special low price! If you want to understand the underlying political dynamic alive in the United States, you mus... More »

Memoirs

These are difficult times for those who love freedom. But they are nothing like what Mises faced during his life. He prevailed, and his Memoirs explain how. We can learn from Mises in this respect... More »

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth

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Deflation and Liberty

Study Guide to Human Action: A Treatise on Economics



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