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A Summer Fellow Discusses Her Academic Future

12/16/2014The Free Market
This fall, we talked briefly with Audrey Redford, who was a Summer Fellow at the Mises Institute this year.

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The Fed: Reality Trumps Rhetoric

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

12/15/2014The Free Market
The Fed would have us believe that it has am impressive record of success in preventing recessions and improving the economy. The actual historical record suggests otherwise.

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How Wilson and the Fed Extended the Great War

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

10/31/2014The Free Market
With European powers broke and economically ailing by 1916, World War One would have ended much sooner had the Federal Reserve and its cronies not stepped in to help England and France keep the bloodshed going. Meanwhile, US economic intervention led to a huge post-war bust in America.
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The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Fiscal TheoryMoney and Banking

10/31/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 32, no. 10 (October 2014) It may seem unusual that an economist would talk about culture. Usually, we talk about prices and production, quantities produced, employment, the structure of production, scarce resources, and entrepreneurship. But there are certain things that economists...
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Misesians in Japan

Booms and BustsGlobal Economy

09/08/2014The Free Market
Marc Abela talks with us about the state of Austrian economics and the freedom philosophy in Japan.

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Sweden's Great Depression

Booms and BustsGlobal Economy

09/08/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 31, no. 11 (November 2013) During the recent financial crisis, Sweden has emerged as one of very few financially sound economies. The country’s strong position, setting it apart from Western nations, makes it an interesting example of what could—or should—have been...

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Biographer, Scholar, Friend: Mary Sennholz at 100

Education

09/08/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 31, no. 12 (December 2013) Mary Sennholz, wife of Austrian economist Hans Sennholz and friend of Margit and Ludwig von Mises, recently spoke with Senior Fellow Jeffrey Herbener and Associated Scholar Shawn Ritenour about her long career as a writer and editor, and as a friend and...

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The Mises Institute and the Future of Higher Learning

Education

09/08/2014The Free Market
And we will continue doing what we’ve always done with traditional academia and ensuring that our students who wish to pursue graduate degrees in economics and related fields will continue to benefit from our academic conferences, fellowships, and academic journals...

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England's Levellers: The World's First Libertarian Movement

World History

09/07/2014The Free Market
The first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the seventeenth century.

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