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Jeff Deist


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Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, public speaker, and advocate for property, markets, and civil society. He previously worked as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, for whom he wrote hundreds of articles and speeches. In his years with Dr. Paul he worked with countless grassroots activists and organizations dedicated to reducing the size and scope of government.

Jeff also spent many years as a tax attorney advising private equity clients on mergers & acquisitions. 

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Will Economics Fall to Politics?

07/07/2020Power & Market

The pressure to politicize every aspect of academia will not spare economics, and why would it? A society willing to topple statues won't worry about pulling down a body of knowledge, especially one characterized by the Left as a political program rather than an actual social science. 

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Man, Economy and State with Jeff Deist

Austrian Economics OverviewMonopoly and CompetitionPraxeologyValue and Exchange

Jeff Deist tackles the first Chapter of Man, Economy, and State . So much of what economics texts get wrong is laid out brilliantly here by Rothbard, who gives readers the basics of action, means/ends, time, ranking, factors of production, and capital in this 77 page master class.
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Who Is the Greatest Living Economist?

07/02/2020Power & Market

With the venerable Dr. Thomas Sowell turning ninety this week, a question arises in the fintwit (financial Twitter) world: Who is the greatest living economist?

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Why You Should Read Man, Economy, and State

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Rothbard fans, this is the podcast you don't want to miss! Patrick Newman joins Jeff Deist to kick off a series of shows featuring Rothbard's landmark treatise Man, Economy, and State .
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MMT: Not Modern, Not Monetary, Not a Theory

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It's easy to dismiss MMT out of hand, but the impulse to create something from nothing resides deep in the human psyche.
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