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No way, Norway!

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Nordic countries prospered in spite of the Scandinavian model, not because of it.

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Rothbard on Economic Ignorance

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I’ve noticed that the following Rothbard quote tends to circulate periodically amongst free-market groups:

“It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally

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Shawn Ritenour reviews Holcombe's Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of Economics

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Shawn Ritenour reviews Randall Holcombe's new Austrian econ textbook Advanced Introduction to the Austrian School of
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New Audio Book: Richard Cantillon's An Essay on Economic Theory

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One of the most important books ever written is now available as a free Mises Institute audio book.

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Nine Schools of Economic Thought

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Here is an interesting table comparing 9 schools of economic thought.

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Ludwig von Mises's Suggested Research Topics: Progress Report

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Bettina-Bien Greaves took careful notes during Ludwig von Mises's New York seminars. Whenever he made a comment that suggested research paper or book, she jotted it down on a note card.

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Welcome to the New Mises Blog!

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Well, it's a new look

The new blog features all the same authors as the old blog, known as "The Circle Bastiat" and the "Mises Economics Blog." 

But now the blog site is fully integrated into and it's easier to make comments. The com box appears below every post...

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Book Review: Rothbard’s Making Economic Sense

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Ben Kramer-Miller writes at Seeking Alpha:


  • A series of newsletter articles and shorter essays designed for the layperson interested in libertarian ideas and free market thought.
  • The book is highly entertaining and extremely accessible to people of all
  • ...
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My Upcoming Speech at Columbia University

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Topic: Adam Smith, F.A. Hayek, Ludwig von Mises.

Smith, Hayek and Mises are not only important figures in economics, but in ethics and political philosophy too. The former would have won the Nobel Prize in economics, if this award were given during his lifetime. The middle mentioned one...

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Attaining Economic Freedom w/ Mises Institute Senior Fellow Mark Thornton

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In this interview, Mark Thornton covers some basics about the Austrian School and the current economic situation.

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