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The IMF is Dead Wrong on Low Interest Rates

The IMF reports that observed interest rates in advanced economies in recent years are low and staying low, but these rates, constantly manipulated by the Fed and other central banks, do not reflect the true, natural interest rates that would occur in an economy with monetary stability.


Cognitive Dissonance on Minimum Wages and Maximum Rents

The minimum wage forces the price of labor up, and rent control forces the price of rental housing down.


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Mises Updates: All Videos from 'Inflation: Causes, Consequences, and Cure'
From the April 11 Seminar: Inflation: Causes, Consequences, and Cure. A seminar for High School and College Students (Six Videos) <iframe src=//www.youtube.co ... More »

Ryan McMaken: Did the US Provoke the Axis Powers?
In her latest hit piece on the Mises Institute, WaPo's Jennifer Rubin quotes a David Weigel hit piece on the Mises Institute in which Weigel attacks David Gordon and Ralph Raico for daring to criticize Winston Churchill.  The occasion for th ... More »

Mises Updates: Cognitive Dissonance on Minimum Wages and Maximum Rents
Gary Galles writes in today's Mises Daily: Both the minimum wage and rent control, despite the fact that the first forces prices up and the second forces prices down, reduce the quantity of the good in question exchanged. That makes them counter ... More »

Ryan McMaken: I'm Ambivalent on the Bundy Ranch Case
[A follow-up this Mises Daily article.] I think we can all agree the Feds, in their usual fashion, have employed unwarranted thuggery in their attempts to shut down the Bundy Ranch. Just as the Feds could have arrested David Koresh when he left hi ... More »

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Economics and Ethics of Private Property

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Libertarianism Today

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