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Jeff Deist

President

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Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, a public speaker, and a dedicated activist for free markets and a more libertarian 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. 

All Works

What Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog05/02/2017
Austro-libertarians will find much to admire in his brilliant takedowns of the “pseudo-experts” in academia, journalism, politics, and science.

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Jonathan Newman: Fake Science

Big GovernmentMedia and Culture

04/28/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Jonathan Newman discuss how politicized pseudoscience silences debate and drives dubious public policy.

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Tho Bishop: The Alt-Right in Auburn

Big GovernmentMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

04/21/2017Audio/Video
Jeff Deist and Tho Bishop discuss Richard Spencer's visit to the Mises Institute's hometown of Auburn, Alabama.

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How Taxes Distort Business

Blog04/18/2017
Taxes not only fund wars and enrich unworthy rulers, but also create crippling distortions in every economy the world has ever known.

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