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Walter Block

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian PapersArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at Loyola University, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, and regular columnist for

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The Calamity of the Federal Reserve

The FedU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Interviewed by Solidus.Center founder Seth Mason, Mark Thornton and Walter Block discuss the history of the Fed, how it harms the average American, and how the monetary system would function if it were abolished.
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Defending the Undefendable

Free Markets

One of the most famous of the great defenses of victimless crimes and controversial economic practices. Download the complete audio book (35 MP3 audio files) in a single zip file.
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An Austrian Critique of Mainstream Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewCapital and Interest TheoryInterventionism

This lecture by Walter Block was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
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Comment on Dolan on Austrian Economics and Environmentalism

The EnvironmentLegal SystemAustrian Economics Overview

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
An expert in environmental economics, Dolan attempts to assess the Austrian contribution to this field. He finds it wanting. I must make the same assessment of Dolan. His misunderstanding of Austrian economics is only matched by his mischaracterization of free market environmentalism.


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Economics and Property Rights: Alternative Approaches

Private Property

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2014.
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