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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: Audio: Lew Rockwell Discusses Anarcho-Capitalism With Ben Swann
We don’t need a ruling class, Lew Rockwell tells Ben Swann. (Mp3, 35 minutes) ... More »

Mises Updates: 10,000 New Books at the Mises Institute
From the March issue of The Free Market:  Gary North Donates 10,000 Books to Mises Institute Dr. North said that he decided to donate the library to the Institute as a way to assist the Institute’s Fellows and faculty. “The Mises Instit ... More »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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've conjured up that spirit again with this special edition of Rothbard's primer... More »

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