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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: May 4 Is the Deadline for Applications to the Rothbard Graduate Seminar
Rothbard Graduate Seminar JUNE 8-13 2014 Sponsored by Alice Lillie The purpose of the Rothbard Graduate Seminar is to provide an intense study of Misesian and Rothbardian economic analytics, along with the substantive conclusions of that r ... More »

Mises Updates: The IMF is Dead Wrong on Low Interest Rates
Brendan Brown writes in today's Mises Daily: In its just-published World Economic Outlook the IMF trumpets the view that the real level of equilibrium interest rates worldwide has declined substantially since the 1980s and is now in sl ... More »

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 »

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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, &quot;... 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 »

What Has Government Done to Our Money?

When this gem first appeared in 1963, it took the form of a small paperback designed for mass distribution. We&#39;ve conjured up that spirit again with this special edition of Rothbard&#39;s primer... More »

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