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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

BooksMarch 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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Lessons for the Young Economist Teacher's Manual

BooksFebruary 29, 2012
This is the teacher's manual to accompany the student textbook, Lessons for the Young Economist. The manual follows the student text very closely (the student text is needed separately, either in physical form or PDF). For each section within a chapter, the manual may give the historical...

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The Great Austrian Economists

BooksNovember 22, 2008
This collection presents ideas from the full sweep of this intellectual history, highlighting fifteen thinkers who made the greatest contribution to advancing the Austrian School of economics.

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Biography of Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966): Humane Economist

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Wilhelm Röpke devoted his scholarly career to combating collectivism in economic, social, and political theory. As a student and proponent of the Austrian School, he contributed to its theoretical structure and political vision, warning of the dangers of political consolidation and underscoring the...

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Lessons for the Young Economist

BooksMarch 10, 2011
Murphy's textbook prepares the student for both conventional economic studies in the future, and provides the logical rigor and policy clarity that only the Austrian School perspective can offer...

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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The Monetary Powers and Disabilities of the U.S. Constitution

BooksSeptember 15, 2010
Inflation is contemporary America's most pressing economic, social, and political problem. Reliable sources are available to describe the history of inflation in this and other societies, to explain its cause of effects, and to indicate the policies necessary to eradicate it. Unfortunately, the...

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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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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The New Despotism

BooksMarch 16, 2010
When the modern political community was being shaped at the end of the 18th century, its founders thought that the consequences of republican or representative institutions in government would be the reduction of political power in individual lives.

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Mises in America

BooksMarch 20, 2009
The great essayist and economist pens a tribute to his colleague and teacher.

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A Tiger by the Tail

BooksApril 21, 2009
Thanks to Economist Sudha Shenoy, here is the book on Keynesian economics that Hayek never wrote.

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The Positive Theory of Capital

BooksSeptember 27, 2007
This is the second book in the series of Böhm-Bawerk translations by Scottish economist William Smart, originally published in 1891.

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Interest and Prices

BooksMarch 30, 2007
It was this work by Swedish economist Wicksell that drew Mises's attention to the effects of interest rate manipulation on the capital structure.

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The Quotable Mises

BooksJuly 27, 2007
Ludwig von Mises was the greatest economist of the twentieth century, but often readers are reluctant to tackle his major works. For readers like this, The Quotable Mises is ideal.

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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

BooksFebruary 24, 2011
Economists Philipp Bagus and David Howden demonstrate that the real cause of the 2008 Iceland calamity was bad central bank policy.

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The Kohler Strike: Union Violence and Administrative Law

BooksAugust 27, 2008
This 1961 book by labor economist Sylvester Petro tells a story of the destruction of private property and freedom at the hands of unions.

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The Critics of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
Henry Hazlitt confronted the rise of Keynesianism in his day and put together an intellectual arsenal: the most brilliant economists of the time showing what is wrong with the system.

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