1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar

The Ludwig von Mises Institute

Advancing Austrian Economics, Liberty, and Peace

Advancing the scholarship of liberty in the tradition of the Austrian School

Search Mises.org

States, Cartels, and the Anarcho-Capitalist Opposition

If, for good reason, we generally distrust the concentrated power wielded by coercive monopolies, we ought to avoid at all costs placing more power in the state, the ultimate embodiment of monopoly.


How Non-Profits Enhance Freedom and Markets

The nonprofit form of enterprise is indispensable to both recipient individuals and the benefactors who fund them.


Mises Economics Blog

Ryan McMaken: Working in Ron Paul’s Congressional Office
Lew Rockwell talks to Tom Woods, who was guest-hosting the Peter Schiff Show, about his days as Ron Paul's chief of staff in DC. ... More »

David Gordon: Steve Forbes Misunderstands Money
A recent column by Steve Forbes on money is a peculiar mixture of insight and error.  Forbes rightly says, The blunt truth is that an active monetary policy has never, ever led to sound, sustainable growth. Without exception it has always done m ... More »

Ryan McMaken: The Socialist Party In Chile Gets to Work Destroying the Economy
Axel Kaiser at Mises Brasil has penned a helpful update on the situation in Chile where socialist president Michelle Bachelet was elected to a second non-consecutive term in Chile. Bechelet's second term appears to be far more ambitious in its ef ... More »

Ryan McMaken: The Space-Junk "Crisis"
Whenever you see the words Lockheed Martin you should think taxpayer-funded cronyism, so when I saw the recent Drudge headline that read LOCKHEED seeks to clean up space... I mentally added the clause with money stolen from taxpayers. The space ju ... More »

view all… mises blog rss

In the Mises Store

The Law

How is it that the law enforcer itself does not have to keep the law? How is it that the law permits the state to lawfully engage in actions which, if undertaken by individuals, would land them in j... More »

Lessons for the Young Economist

This is the textbook Lessons for the Young Economist. We are beyond mere excitement about Lessons for the Young Economist. It is easily the best introduction to economics for the young reader&m... More »

Austrian Macroeconomics

When Murray Rothbard laid eyes on this classic monograph, he cheered. Here we have a graphical presentation that explains the Austrian view of macroeconomics in contrast to the simple and even simple-... More »

Newly Updated E-books

"Woodrow Wilson's Defeat in Yugoslavia: The End of a Multicultural Utopia"

Making Economic Sense

Anatomy of the State

The Private Production of Defense

Liberty and Property



Online Courses in the Mises Academy See All Courses


"How to Think: Introduction to Logic"
This course will present some of the essentials of logic---the science of c... (more) Register Now

"Human Action: Austrian Sociology"
This course covers Part II of Human Action. It is not required to have take... (more) Register Now

"Austrian Microeconomics"
The heart of Austrian economics is its theory of value, exchange, productio... (more) Register Now

"Why Capitalism?"
Forget Ronald Reagan; Henry Hazlitt was the true “great communicator.” Espe... (more) Register Now

Upcoming Events

Mises Circle West Coast Regional 2014 in Costa Mesa

Mises Circle West Coast Regional 2014 in Costa Mesa
| Costa Mesa, California

MORE

Mises Circle Southwest Regional 2015 in Houston

Mises Circle Southwest Regional 2015 in Houston
| Houston, Texas

MORE

Austrian Economics Research Conference 2015

Austrian Economics Research Conference 2015
| Auburn, AL

MORE

Rothbard Graduate Seminar 2015

Rothbard Graduate Seminar 2015
| Auburn, Alabama

MORE

Mises University 2015

Mises University 2015
| Auburn, Alabama

MORE