About Mises

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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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Audio Mises Wire
Mises Media

The Rise and Fall of Good Money: A Tale of the Market and the State

Once upon a time, the USA had sound, reliable money. Then, a small group of "really intelligent" people decided to "...

Audio Mises Wire
Mises Media

Hans-Hermann Hoppe on For a New Liberty at 50

No one will read For a New Liberty and not see the world with very different eyes afterward.

The Economics for Business Podcast
Mises Media

Ryan Hanley: dispensa conocimientos libremente y creativamente para la retención de clientes

Una de las ideas más útiles de la economía austriaca para negocios es la comprensión de la incertidumbre.

Human Action Podcast
The Human Action Podcast

Is Economics a Dead Discipline?

The economics discipline has devolved into statistics, models, and hard science envy. Is the profession doing any good...

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Institute Publications

¿Piensa Nozick que el gobierno previene el estado hobbesiano o le malinterpretan otros?

Aeon J. Skoble escribió que Nozick creía erróneamente que sin al menos un Estado mínimo, tendríamos algo salido de las...

The Economics for Business Podcast
Mises Media

Ryan Hanley: Dispense Knowledge Freely And Creatively For Customer Retention

One of the most helpful insights of Austrian economics for business is the understanding of uncertainty.