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A Conversation with Mises University Alumnus Ray Walter

Mises DailyDecember 20, 2014
Mises University Alumnus Ray Walter, now a PhD student in physics and mathematics at the University of Arkansas, discusses his work with the Mises Institute and how it has influenced his academic career.

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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

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Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays

BooksDecember 5, 2005
Booms and busts are not endemic to the free market, argues the Austrian theory of the business cycle, but come about through manipulation of money and credit by central banks. In this monograph, Austrian giants explain and defend the theory against alternatives. Includes essays by Mises, Rothbard,...

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Free Riders: Austrian v. Public Choice

Mises DailyJuly 13, 2005
The latest exploits of Lance Armstrong in this year's Tour de France, writes Jim Fedako, provide a solid backdrop for discussions contrasting the economic ideas of the Austrian School and the adherents of Public Choice.

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John Prince Smith and the German Free-Trade Movement

BooksJuly 20, 2005
M an, Economy, and Liberty : Essays in Honor of Murray N. Rothbard . Edited by Walter Block and Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Copyright © 1988 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. Auburn, Ala. Pp. 341–51. See the full PDF edition ...

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Human Action

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Mises's Human Action is the best defense of capitalism ever written...

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Nationalökonomie: Theorie des Handelns und Wirtschaftens

BooksMay 9, 2010
The German original of what later became Human Action . It was published first in 1940 after Mises's years in exile in Geneva...

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Mises Made Easier

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Free Market Books, 1974 Mises aptly named his economic treatise, HUMAN ACTION. It expounds in detail and with precision the human processes of social cooperation in a free or unhampered market society. It also sets forth with a similar precision the undesirable consequences that inevitably flow...

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Protection or Free Trade

BooksJune 4, 2009
Henry George endeavors to determine whether protection or free trade better accords with the interests of labor, and to bring to a common conclusion on this subject those who really desire to raise wages.

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The Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle

BooksJuly 20, 2005
A primer into Hayek’s monetary and capital theories.

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Studies in the Theory of International Trade

BooksJune 15, 2009
In the English economic literature prior to Adam Smith, the most pervasive and the most emphasized doctrine is the importance of having an excess of exports over imports. To this doctrine and the trade regulations which it inspired, Adam Smith, following the usage of some of the Physiocrats, gave...

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Study Guide to Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

BooksDecember 10, 2008
This is the first-ever Human Action Study Guide, complete with summaries, notes, and study questions.

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Free Banking: Theory, History, and a Laissez-Faire Model

BooksJuly 29, 2008
Published in 1993, this is a formalization and extension of literature in the free banking area, with important correctives and clarifications.

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Calhoun's Cause: Free Trade

Mises DailyJuly 5, 2002
As soon as Abraham Lincoln and the new Republican Party gained power, the average tariff rate was quickly raised from a nominal 15 percent to 47 percent and higher, and remained at such levels for decades after the war. South Carolinian John C. Calhoun's free-trade arguments, as eloquent and...

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On Freedom and Free Enterprise: Essays in Honor of Ludwig von Mises

BooksSeptember 27, 2007
This was the first Festschrift (1956) in Mises's honor, and the essays it contains have proven fruitful sources for decades...

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The Essential von Mises

BooksFebruary 14, 2007
A year following the death of Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard wrote the book designed to inspire a new generation to take up the Misesian cause in economic theory and political action.

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Biography of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
One of the most notable economists and social philosophers of the twentieth century, Ludwig von Mises, in the course of a long and highly productive life, developed an integrated, deduct­ive science of economics based on the fundamental axiom that in­dividual human beings act purposively to...

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Do We Want Free Enterprise?

BooksMarch 5, 2008
We all share a basic human nature capable of self-development. If this be not true then the ideal of freedom is a fanciful myth.

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Inclined To Liberty: The Futile Attempt to Suppress the Human Spirit

BooksNovember 14, 2008
Famed investor and businessman Louis Carabini ​— the founder of Monex ​— wrote this book to answer the critics of the free market in a way that they could understand and accept...

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