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David Gordon

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Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesEssays in Political EconomyQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsMises ReviewThe Free MarketThe AustrianSpeeches and Presentations

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

David Gordon is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was educated at UCLA, where he earned his PhD in intellectual history. He is the author of Resurrecting Marx: The Analytical Marxists on Exploitation, Freedom, and JusticeThe Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics,An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, and Critics of Marx. He is also editor of Secession, State, and Liberty and co-editor of H.B. Acton'sMorals of Markets and Other Essays.

Dr. Gordon is the editor of The Mises Review, and a contributor to such journals as analysisThe International Philosophic QuarterlyThe Journal of Libertarian Studies, and The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

All Works

How Ray Kroc of McDonald's Built an Entrepreneurial Empire

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureStrategy

The Founder, a recent movie about Ray Kroc and McDonald's, illustrates points about the free market made by Mises.

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Mises Contra Marx

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Mises, more forcefully than any other critic, penetrates to the essence of Marx's fallacious view.

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The War on Cash Finds Its General

Money and Banking

03/08/2017The Austrian
Rogoff has read Rothbard and cites him, but the Austrian theory of the business cycle is not within his range of vision.

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Concrete Economics: The Hamilton Approach to Economic Growth and Policy

U.S. History

03/02/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
There is little reason to think that Hamiltonian policies led to American prosperity.

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Murray Rothbard's Birthday

Today would have been Murray Rothbard's 91st birthday.

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