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Mises the Applied Economist

BlogMarch 4, 2015

Richard Ebeling's three essays  on highlighting Mises's work when he was a senior economic analyst for the Vienna Chamber of Commercein Vienna are a marvelous...

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Against Apoplithorismosphobia

BlogMarch 3, 2015

Martin Feldstein, Professor of Economics at Harvard, President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and chair of Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1982 to 1984 joins  Joe Salerno and most Austrians by speaking out against the Fed’s and central...

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On Murray Rothbard's 89th Birthday

BlogMarch 2, 2015

Today would have been the 89th birthday of Murray Rothbard. In this 1988 essay, Ron Paul explores Murray Rothbard's importance in Paul's own political career and the importance of education and scholarship in changing political realities. ...

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Will Technology Render Fractional-Reserve Banks Obsolete?

BlogFebruary 27, 2015
Imagine that you need a cash loan to tide you over to your next paycheck, but banks cannot or will not lend to you. So you stop at a machine that looks very much like an ATM.

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What True Internet Reform Should Be, Plus Ron Paul Responds to the FCC Vote

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

Ron Paul responds to yesterday's FCC vote....

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Mises Weekends: Jay Taylor on Austrian Economics and the Next (Bigger) Crash

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

This week's Mises Weekends:

Jeff Deist and Jay Taylor, host of Taylor’s Hard Money...

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Ground Beef Price Hits New All-Time High

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

That drop in the gas prices came just in time. Ground beef was once a simple, basic, and easy source for protein. Now, not so much. But at least iPads are cheaper, right? ...

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The Inherent Danger and Nonsense of the 2% Inflation Mandate

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

"The drunken behavior of the Fed is due in large part to its "dual mandate" to maintain price stability and full employment — potentially conflicting goals that can produce schizophrenic behavior."
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Mises Daily Friday: Senate Republicans Bungle Their Interrogation of Janet Yellen

BlogFebruary 27, 2015

Mises Daily Friday by Brendan Brown: 

Janet Yellen testified before Congress this week, but the Senate Republicans, who claim to be the guardians of monetary sanity, failed...

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Keep Calm and Call the IMF

BlogFebruary 26, 2015

A new deal with the International Monetary Fund is in the books for Ukraine. ...

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