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Richard M. Ebeling

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Dr. Richard M. Ebeling is the recently appointed BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.  He will be conducting courses such as "Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Capitalist Ethics" as well as "The Morality and Economics of Capitalist Society."

Dr. Ebeling is recognized as one of the leading members of the Austrian School of Economics and the author of Political Economy, Public Policy, and Monetary Economics: Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian Tradition (Routledge 2010).  He is currently editing a forthcoming volume in the Collected Works of F.A. Hayek (Univ. of Chicago Press), the noted Austrian economist and Nobel Laureate.

Prior to his appointment at The Citadel, Dr. Ebeling was professor of Economics at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan (2009-2014).  He served as president of the Foundation for Economic Education (2003-2008), was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillside College in Hillsdale, Michigan (1988-2003), and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas in Texas (1984–1988).

He lives with his wife Anna and their dog "Fritzie" in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

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Biden Bizarrely Claims That Government Spending Is Costless


Biden's spending plan is presumed to be costless, because it will not increase the national debt and since it will be paid for by imposing $2.1 trillion of higher taxes on those designated as "rich."

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Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said No to Big Government

Business CyclesInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

06/29/2021Mises Daily Articles
Böhm-Bawerks was a brilliant economist, and we must also remember his example as a principled man of uncompromising integrity who in the political arena unswervingly fought for freedom and free markets.
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Carl Menger and the Sesquicentennial Founding of the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeologyValue and Exchange


With his Principles of Economics Carl Menger not only laid the foundation for the Austrian school itself but for its continuing development to this day.

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Richard Ebeling Fills in the History of the Austrian School

History of the Austrian School of Economics

09/22/2020Mises Media
As a master of the history of economic thought, as well as a personal participant in some of the major events, Richard recounts to Bob some of the important history of the Austrian School in the 20th century.
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Remembering Oskar Morganstern

History of the Austrian School of Economics

05/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In this article in our “Remembering” series, we commemorate the well-known economist Oskar Morgenstern, best known as the codeveloper of modern game theory with John von Neumann.
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