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07/20/2014Jeff Deist

Join the Mises Institute as we welcome more than 130 students from all over the world to our Auburn campus! Mises U 2014 is a full week of Austrian scholarship that can’t be found anywhere else on the planet.

Coming tonight at 8:00 PM EST (7:00 PM Central Time), Tom Woods will give the opening lecture for Mises University. Join us online to see Woods in live streaming video. All live streams can be found here.

Then, join Judge Andrew Napolitano, Tom Woods, Walter Block, Bob Murphy, Robert Higgs, Tom DiLorenzo, and many other scholars throughout the week for numerous lectures on economics, law, history, and philosophy.

Here are just a few highlights from the schedule:

  • Tom Woods: “Four Things the State is Not.”
  • Walter Block: “The Case for Privatization of Everything.”
  • Judge Andrew Napolitano: “The Constitution and the Free Market.”
  • Guido Hülsmann: “The Cultural Consequences of Fiat Money.”

The live streams are all free, but if you’d like to participate more actively in Virtual Mises Univesity as a student, you can enroll here for $20.

Click the lecture titles below at the scheduled times to watch the live webcasts on YouTube.

July 20–26, 2014 • Mises Institute

• All times are central daylight time except where noted.

For the full PDF schedule including non-webcast sessions, click here.

Sunday July 20

7:00 p.m. Welcome, Jeff Deist

7:15 p.m. Faculty Introductions, Joseph Salerno

8:00–9:00 p.m. The Role of Austrian Economics in the Liberty Movement. Woods

Monday July 21

9:00–10:00 a.m. The Birth of the Austrian School. Salerno

10:15–11:15 a.m. Subjective Value and Market Prices. Hülsmann

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Praxeology: The Method of Economics. Gordon

1:30–2:30 p.m. The Division of Labor and Social Order. Herbener

2:45–3:45 p.m. Money. Engelhardt

4:00–5:00 p.m. Austrian Capital Theory. Garrison

6:00 p.m. An Evening with Judge Napolitano

Tuesday July 22

9:00–10:00 a.m. Entrepreneurship. Klein

10:15–11:15 a.m. Calculation and Socialism. Salerno

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. An Austrian Critique of Mainstream Economics. Block

1:30–2:30 p.m. Monopoly, Competition, and Antitrust. DiLorenzo

2:45–3:45 p.m. The Place of Finance and Financial Markets in a Free Society. Hülsmann

4:00–5:00 p.m. The Economics of Fractional Reserve Banking. Herbener

Wednesday July 23

9:00–10:00 a.m. The Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle. Garrison

10:15-11:15 a.m. Everyday Logic of Economics. Gordon

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Contemporary Challenges to Austrian Economics. Murphy

The Time Preference Theory of Interest & Its Critics. Herbener

1:30–2:30 p.m. Hayek and Keynes: Head to Head. Garrison

2:45–3:45 p.m. FDA and Consumer Welfare. Higgs

4:00–5:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:

Contrasting Views of the Great Depression. Murphy

Environmental and Resource Economics. Terrell

Thursday July 24

9:00–10:00 a.m. How War Leads to Big Government. Higgs

10:15–11:15 a.m. The Case for Privatization—of Everything. Block

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The Robber Barons and the Progressive Era. Woods

1:30–2:30 p.m. The Corrupt Origins of Central Banking in America. DiLorenzo

2:45–3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Energy Policy. Murphy

Prediction and the Business Cycle. Thornton

4:00–5:00 p.m. Four Things the State is Not. Woods

Friday July 25

9:00–10:00 a.m. Common Objections to Capitalism. Terrell

10:15–11:15 a.m. Hayek and Friedman: Head to Head. Garrison

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Gold Standards: True and False. Salerno

Economics of Tariffs and Smuggling. Thornton

1:30–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Anti-Market Mythology. DiLorenzo

Economics of Science and Technology. Klein

2:45–3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Issues in the Economics of Medical Care. Terrell

Errors, Business Cycles, and Government Stimulus. Engelhardt

4:00–4:45 p.m. Faculty Panels

Theory and Method: Engelhardt, Garrison, Gordon, Herbener, Klein, Salerno

Policy and History: Block, DiLorenzo, Murphy, Terrell, Thornton, Woods

Saturday July 26

9:00–10:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

Theory and History. Gordon

Applications of Austrian Economics to Business and Management. Klein

10:15–11:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

The Cultural Consequences of Fiat Money. Hülsmann

Game Theory. Engelhardt

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

Political Entrepreneurship & the Economics of Wealth Destruction. DiLorenzo

The Economics of the Drug War. Thornton

1:30–2:30 p.m. Closing Lecture: My Years in the Austro-Liberty Movement. Block


Contact Jeff Deist

Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute. He previously worked as chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, and as an attorney for private equity clients. Contact: email; Twitter.

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