History of the Austrian School of Economics

Murray N. Rothbard: The Man and His Work

Mises DailyOctober 9, 2014
Lew Rockwell and Tom Woods discuss Muray Rothbard, his life, writings, students, and career.

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How Carl Menger Put Consumers at the Center of Economic Science

JournalsSeptember 7, 2014
The economics profession acknowledges Menger’s place due to his contribution to the Marginalist Revolution in the 1870s, it otherwise ignores him because his theoretical framework does not lend itself to policy prescriptions...

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The Simple Lives Behind Some Great Minds

Mises DailyAugust 30, 2014
Mises and Rothbard are exemplars of what can be considered a modest life that bore remarkable fruit.

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Jean–Baptiste Say: Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist, by Evert Schoorl

JournalsAugust 21, 2014
This present volume is a full–length biography of Say, and presents a detailed account of the life and intellectual development of the founder of the French Liberal School...

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Marc Abela: Abenomics and Japan's Narrowing Horizons

Audio/VideoAugust 15, 2014
Jeff Deist and Marc Abela discuss the Bank of Japan's failed 25 year program of monetary stimulus, and the impossibility of "Abenomics".

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Carl Menger’s Revolution

Mises DailyAugust 13, 2014
Discrete marginalism, despite being non-mathematical, is superior to neoclassical marginalism. Usage of derivatives is not a sign of a more scientific method.

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David Gordon: The Life and Times of Murray Rothbard

Audio/VideoAugust 8, 2014
Jeff Deist and David Gordon discuss Murray N. Rothbard's life from an insider's perspective.

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Guido Hülsmann: Inside the Mind of Mises

Audio/VideoAugust 1, 2014
Jeff Deist and Guido Hülsmann discuss how Mises's personal sacrifices helped pave the way for Austrian academics working today.

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William Harold Hutt (1899-1988)

JournalsJuly 30, 2014
The Austrian School's defining precepts, concisely specified by Carl Menger in 1871, were consistent with important doctrines, like rivalrous competition, which have characterized economics from its earliest days. Though more true of Continental than of British writers, who were hampered by an...

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The Birth of the Austrian School

Audio/VideoJuly 22, 2014
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 21 July 2014.

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