Mises Daily Articles

Displaying 1 - 10 of 6841

Must Free Trade Be Reciprocal?

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

03/14/2018Mises Daily Articles
Advocates of commercial treaties maintain that freedom of trade must be reciprocal. Whether they know it or not, they are protectionists in principle.

Read more

Trade Deficits and Fiat Currencies

03/09/2018Mises Daily Articles
A trade deficit per se is not a sign of a bad economy. Indeed the trade deficit might blossom if the US ever returned to the gold standard.

Read more

The Monetary Breakdown of the West

World HistoryGold StandardMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

03/07/2018Mises Daily Articles
In March 1968, a crisis of confidence in the dollar on the free gold markets led the United States to effect a fundamental change in the monetary system.

Read more

What Crushed the Corn Laws?

Legal SystemWorld HistoryInterventionism

03/05/2018Mises Daily Articles
Restriction of the freedom of trade was, for members of the league, intimately connected with "landlordism" and the aristocracy.

Read more

Trade and the Rise of Freedom

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeologyPrivate Property

03/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
International exchange and economic freedom are mutually reinforcing, while protectionism is a form of political control.

Read more

The Fateful Wish for Price Stability

Free MarketsInterventionismMonetary Theory

02/28/2018Mises Daily Articles
Price stability is a scheme dreamed up by central bankers and other interventionists in an effort to circumvent markets.

Read more

Lord Keynes and Say's Law

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

02/24/2018Mises Daily Articles
Although they never actually refuted it, one of the worst things the Keynesians did was convince some people that they had refuted Say's Law of Markets.

Read more

Cómo los mercados estimulan la cooperación humana

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Solo los seres humanos saben cómo vencer los conflictos irreconciliables y naturales: emprender la cooperación.

Read more

How Markets Foster Human Cooperation

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2018Mises Daily Articles
Only human beings know how to overcome irreconcilable, nature-given conflicts: by embarking upon cooperation.

Read more

Bastiat el Grande

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/17/2018Mises Daily Articles
Podríamos utilizar más Bastiats hoy, escribe Henry Hazlitt. De hecho, estamos desesperadamente necesitados de ellos.

Read more

Shield icon library