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Murray N. Rothbard

The Mises Library is an extensive online offering of the literature and media of the Austrian School and libertarian thought. The Mises Institute makes available many thousands of books, thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists — all for free.

The Mises Institute campus in Auburn houses the Ward and Massey Libraries, a large private collection specializing in the works of the Austrian school of economics and classical liberalism.

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The Real Meaning of Competition

Why is the aviation world all atwitter? Peter Klein explains what free market competition is and is not.

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Common Objections to Capitalism

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 21 July 2015.

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Klaas Knot on ECB Tapering: "We'll See."

As the Fed continues to hike rates, the ECB must soon follow the course of cutting back on "easing" policy.

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Janet Yellen on Workforce Development

Yellen sees challenges to be solved in the labor market, but completely misses the Fed and government's hand in the...

Frank Fetter

Fetter, Chapter 18: Markets and Prices

Chapter 18: "Markets and Prices," from Frank A. Fetter's Economic Principles and Problems .

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Fetter, Chapter 17: Desires, Choice, and Value

Chapter 17: "Desires, Choice, and Value," from Frank A. Fetter's Economic Principles and Problems .

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Institute Publications

Capital, Interest, and Rent: Essays in the Theory of Distribution

The modern reader can learn a great deal of the history of modern economics from this volume and be engaged in by a...


Fed Financial Statements: $6 Billion Drop in Fed Remittances

Every year the Fed remits its profits to the US Treasury every year. A drop in Fed profits means less for the US...

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