Mises Library

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.

Mises U 2015

Common Objections to Capitalism

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

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FedWatch

Our Lawless Central Bank

The Fed's modern method of policymaking is best described as "ad hoc." This is a big problem for entrepreneurs and most...

Anthony Gill at the Mises Institute
Audio/Video

Teaching "Tips": An Economic and Pedagogical Defense of Gratuities

Using the long-standing cultural practice of tipping, Gill explores a variety of important economic concepts.

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FedWatch

The ECB Blames Inflation on Everything but Itself

The ECB prefers to do what all central banks did just before the 2009 great recession: blame inflation on rising food...

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FedWatch

Recent Fed Speeches

The FOMC meeting is over and various Fed officials are back on the speaking circuit. Here is a summary of recent...

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Oil Is Cheap — Why OPEC Can’t Do Anything About It

Only the future will tell if OPEC’s measures have any effect on oil prices or if our interpretation that they aren’t...

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Help Wanted: Lenders with No Experience (or Short Memories) to Make Risky Mortgages

Home values are up, flipping is back in vogue, and more than a little subprime sauce is needed to keep the party...

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