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History of the Austrian School of Economics
Bad ideas succeed in politics because those ideas were taught and pushed in educational and cultural institutions first.
Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
The Austrian school has always been a very international movement, and the Mises Institute works to uphold that tradition.
BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought
Fetter is mostly neglected today, but he had a powerful influence on practically every Austrian economist in the first half of the 20th century.
The number of Misesians was once so small that all of them knew each other personally. The world is very different now.
"Murray Rothbard would later say 'Without the founding of the Mises Institute, I am convinced the whole Misesian program would have collapsed.'"
In some Austrian circles, it's popular to downplay Murray Rothbard's significance to the Misesian tradition. History isn't on their side.
Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought
Jesús Huerta de Soto is probably the most important Austro-libertarian thinker you're not reading.
War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
WWI symbolized the triumph of militarism and nationalism over the all-too-brief flourishing of liberalism — and also sowed the seeds of fascism, socialism, and the Second World War.
Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought
A debate between Böhm-Bawerk and John Bates Clark helps explain the foundational differences between Austrians and neoclassical monetarists.
History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
Eric Posner and Gen Weyl's diagnosis of economics is accurate, but their cure is worse than the disease.