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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Mises University 2018
Audio/Video

Socialists and Other Grotesque Ingrates

Tom Woods presents the opening lecture of Mises University 2018.

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Institute Publications

Interest Theories, Old and New

[Frank Fetter, "Interest Theories, Old and New" reprinted in Capital, Interest, and Rent , ed. Murray Rothbard (Kansas...

Mises Weekends with Jeff Deist
Mises Weekends

Allen Mendenhall on our Hyper-Political Supreme Court

Allen Mendenhall and Jeff Deist discuss why the Supreme Court won't save us from a rapacious federal government.

Introduction to the Civil War
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The First Battle of Bull Run, Part 3: Matthews Hill

The morning hours of the First Battle of Bull Run concentrated on Matthews Hill, where the outflanked Confederates...

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Mises Daily Articles

En defensa del consumismo

El "consumismo" parece ser un gran problema hasta que el mercado suministre un bien o servicio esencial que necesitamos...

Who Is? Podcast
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Who is Philip Wicksteed?

G.P. Manish highlights the life and work of theologian and scholar Philip Wicksteed (1844–1927).

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