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Joseph T. Salerno

Academic Vice President

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Joseph T. Salerno received his PhD in economics from Rutgers University. He is professor emeritus of economics in the Lubin School of Business of Pace University in New York City. He is the editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and the Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute where he serves on the Board of Directors. Professor Salerno also held the inaugural Peterson-Luddy Chair in Austrian Economics at the Mises Institute and the inaugural John V. Denson II Endowed Professorship in the economics department at Auburn University.

Professor Salerno is a research associate of the Foundations of the Market Economy in the economics department at New York University (1991-2018) and is on the Board of Editors of five academic journals. Salerno has published over 70 articles and essays in refereed journals and scholarly books. His latest book is The Austrian School of Economics in the 21st Century: Evolution and Impact (Springer 2022) coedited with Annette Godart-van der Kroon. He is the author of Money: Sound and Unsound (Mises Institute 2010) and is currently writing a book with Patrick Newman on the development of Murray N. Rothbard as a Misesian economist. In the last few years, he has published several articles appearing in peer-review journals including Oxford Economic PapersThe European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and The Journal of Institutional Economics

He has testified before US Congress several times and published numerous op eds online at,, Christian Science, Wall Street, and Economic Policy 

Salerno lectures frequently throughout the US and internationally, and more than 50 of his lectures are available online. He has also been interviewed on broadcast and online radio and TV shows including Bloomberg radio, CSPAN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, New York Lawline, and RTtelevision. 

He blogs at

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Joseph T. Salerno on Murray Rothbard, Demagogic Politics, and the Austrian Economists with ISI

04/13/2023Power & Market
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Larry Summers Apologizes for his Rothbardian Insight and George Selgin Exhales

03/15/2023Power & Market
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GMU Economics Department Takes a Stand against the DEI Agenda in Academia

03/09/2023Power & Market

Dan Klein, who took the lead in drafting the declaration, and his fellow GMU economists who endorsed it are to be congratulated for standing fast against the Progressive onslaught and courageously affirming the core academic values.    

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Today’s Reactionary Reality

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

02/27/2023Mises Media
Recorded in Tampa, Florida on February 25, 2023.
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Ludwig von Mises's Monetary Theory in Light of Modern Monetary Thought

Monetary Theory

02/22/2023Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
Ludwig von Mises's contributions to the development of the technical methods and apparatus of monetary theory continue to be neglected today, despite the fact that Mises succeeded exactly eight decades ago, while barely out of his twenties, in a task that still admittedly defies the best efforts of...


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