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Bettina Bien Greaves

Works Published inAustrian Economics NewsletterMises Daily ArticleArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of Liberty

Bettina Bien Greaves was a senior scholar of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, she attended Ludwig von Mises's New York University seminar and worked with Mises as his assistant for many years.

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The Role of the Courts and Judges

04/27/2010Mises Daily Articles
If a judge were to say that a horse is whatever the government calls a horse, and that the government has the right to call a chicken a horse, everybody would consider him corrupt or insane. Yet many theories of law argue that money is whatever the government calls money.
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Should the Quantity of Money Be Increased?

InterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

04/02/2010Mises Daily Articles
But if the government itself prints additional dollars, then it is legal and it increases the quantity of money. And this is the monetary problem. Apart from the fact that this brings about a very bad situation for those people who were not receivers of the new additional money, because they have...
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Ludwig von Mises on Money and Inflation

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Some of Mises's lectures, which provide a glimpse into the workings of an incredible mind on a topic that is crucial to our future.
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A Prophet Without Honor in His Own Land

BiographiesWar and Foreign PolicyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

08/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
Although Mises's books were often criticized severely when they appeared, his analyses of market operations, money, inflation, government intervention, and Communism, all firmly based on human action principles, live on and are gaining increasingly serious attention from scholars.
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Remembering Henry Hazlitt

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

07/27/2007Mises Daily Articles
He earned renown in at least three areas: as a popularizer of sound economic thinking, as a critic of John Maynard Keynes, and as a contributor to ethical moral philosophy. Not bad for a poor fatherless boy and college dropout.
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