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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.

Mises U 2015

Common Objections to Capitalism

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

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Nick Sorrentino: Against Crony Capitalism

Nick Sorrentino and Jeff Deist discuss the systematic distortion of real capitalism.

Institute Publications

Review of Andrew Carnegie: An Economic Biography by Samuel Bostaph

Carnegie’s talents in developing new markets and technological innovation cannot be ignored, nor his support for...

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Review of Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life by Edward P. Stringham

Stringham tours the theoretical underpinnings of private governance and the extraordinarily sophisticated systems for...

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Review of Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow by Peter Boettke

This is a book about the general applicability of economics and how it “affects all walks of life.”...

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The Economics and Ethics of Frederick Nymeyer

Nymeyer saw close connections between Misesian ideas and biblical law, which he elaborated upon in his 1964 book...

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An Analysis on the Relationship between Hoarding, Investment and Economic Growth

I argue that hoarding implies a longer period of time between when resources are saved and when new consumer goods...