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Are Markets Boring?

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12/29/2018The Free Market
The psychology of the anti-market left can be a puzzle, but even more confounding is the mentality of the anti-market right.
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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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A New Austrian Textbook for All Economists

09/07/2014The Free Market
Economics students, including undergraduates, are groups I am targeting with the book. The book is not an introductory economics text from an Austrian perspective, and assumes that the reader already knows some economics.
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An International View of Drug Prohibition

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09/07/2014The Free Market
The war on drugs has no benefits, just costs and negative unintended consequences. These include drug-addict crime, drug-dealer violence, bribery and corruption, and the increase in drug potency to deadly levels.
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A Very Special Year

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12/01/2012The Free Market
Celebrating anniversaries for the Austrian School of economics. One hundred years ago, Ludwig von Mises began his career as an intellectual leader and creative genius with his groundbreaking The Theory of Money and Credit . Fifty years ago, Murray Rothbard took his own place in the ranks...
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A Revolution of Ideas

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03/01/2012The Free Market
For 30 years, the Ludwig von Mises Institute has been laying the groundwork for an intellectual revolution. That revolution is now at hand.
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A Microcosm of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

12/01/2010The Free Market
Booms are not periods of prosperity but of the squandering of wealth. The longer they last, the worse is the devastation that follows.
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A Vocation in Austrian Economics

Education

06/01/2009The Free Market
The Free Market 27, no. 6 (June 2009) The Summer Fellowship Program has grown by leaps and bounds since its founding by Professor Guido Hülsmann in 2000. This year the program includes eighteen young men and women from the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Turkey, Denmark, Poland, and...
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Anticapitalism Unleashed

Legal System

08/01/2005The Free Market
The US Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision overturning the obstruction of justice verdict against Arthur Andersen Company comes too late to save the firm or the jobs of thousands of employees who found themselves out of work when the government destroyed the firm three years ago.
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A Free Market in Space

Free Markets

01/01/2005The Free Market
Indeed, because a free market in space industries would be open to all competitors, we have every reason to expect technological innovation to be much quicker than in a monopolized space program.
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