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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.

All Works

Capitalism and Asymmetric Information

PricesValue and Exchange

Blog12/05/2017
It's capitalism and the competitive market that generate solutions to the knowledge problems of the society, including “informational asymmetry.”

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Capitalism and the Misunderstanding of Monopoly

Monopoly and Competition

Blog11/28/2017
Many of the criticisms against capitalism are connected with confusions and misunderstandings about the meaning of ‘monopoly” in the marketplace.

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Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Birth of American Free Enterprise

U.S. History

Blog11/21/2017
In the wilderness of the New World, the Plymouth Pilgrims had progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism.

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Capitalism and Competition

Free Markets

Blog11/14/2017
Listening to the critics of capitalism, you would think that competition is one of the main sources of social evil in the world.

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Disaster in Red: The Hundredth Anniversary of the Russian Socialist Revolution

SocialismWorld History

Blog11/08/2017
We are still fighting the battle between the ideologies of freedom and individualism versus political planning and collectivism today.

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