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Anatomy of the State

Political Theory

Anatomy of the State gives a succinct account of Rothbard’s view of the state. Rothbard regards the state as a predatory entity. It does not produce anything but rather steals resources from those engaged in production.

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The Case Against the Fed

The FedMoney and Banks

Rothbard provides a succinct account of the origins of money, showing how money must originate from a commodity.

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Choice in Currency

Monetary Theory

Hayek shows that it is crucial to bring the forces of competition to bear in currency markets.

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A Critique of Interventionism


In Mises's view, interventionism is an inherently unstable policy because it creates new dislocations that would seem to cry out for further interventions, which, in turn, do not solve the problem.

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

This is the essay that overthrew the socialist paradigm in economics, and provided the foundation for modern Austrian price theory.

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Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure

Booms and BustsAustrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

Murray Rothbard was the master of reducing complicated theories to their very essence while retaining theoretical rigor, and this essay is a case in point.

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Economic Freedom and Interventionism

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

This volume publishes 47 of Mises's most difficult-to-find speeches, small essays, and reviews—all written for a popular audience during his American years.

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