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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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Can Economic Data Explain the Timing and Causes of Recessions?

Without establishing the underlying causes of boom-bust cycles, employing policies in response to changes in economic...

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What They Really Mean When They Say "Do the Right Thing"

When a politician says "do the right thing," what he means is "do what I say, or else."

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War Has Declined in the West Because War Isn't "Worth It" for Rich Countries

Thanks to private property, trade, and the Industrial Revolution, there isn't much to be gained from wars among rich...

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Foreign Policy: Against Liberal Hegemony

How can we move the foreign policy needle away from liberal hegemony and toward a more sane foreign policy?

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Mark Packard: cómo poner el tiempo de tu lado

La acción empresarial se produce en el tiempo. Mark Packard comparte su investigación.

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The Fed Is Helping Facilitate Trailer Park Evictions

The Fed is dumping cash into Fannie and Freddie which is helping investors buy up more trailer parks.

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