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We are the worldwide epicenter of the Austrian economics movement.

The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, teaches the scholarship of Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The liberal intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) guides us. Accordingly, we seek a profound and radical shift in the intellectual climate: away from statism and toward a private property order. We encourage critical historical research, and stand against political correctness. The Institute serves students, academics, business leaders, and anyone seeking better understanding of the Austrian school of economics and libertarian political theory.

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Institute Publications

On War, Gold, and My Years in Congress

Dr. Paul has accepted the slings and arrows of critics over his long and ongoing career with quiet good humor,...

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Mises Daily Articles

La élite bajo el capitalismo

Precisamente porque están produciendo con fines de lucro, los empresarios están produciendo para el uso de los...

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Institute Publications

Los opositores a la educación pública: El Estado de Nueva York, 1870-1880

Una importante oposición rodeó el desarrollo de la educación pública secundaria y superior apoyada por el estado en el...

Mises Weekends with Jeff Deist
Mises Weekends

Dr. Yuri Maltsev on Socialism's Resurgence

Jeff Deist and Yuri Maltsev discuss why western progressives, academics, elites, and media won't let go of their...

The Future of Money
Audio/Video

The Money We Need

Can we decouple money from government control, and make us all wealthier and more stable in the process?

Introduction to the Civil War
Audio/Video

The Bombardment of Fort Sumter

Chris Calton tells the incredible story of one of the most significant episodes in the history of the United States.

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