Mises Wire

Richard Cantillon, the Most Important Economist You’ve Never Heard Of

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog12/15/2018

Our inflationary financial system benefits the wealthy at the expense of the poor.

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Renew Your Membership and Receive a Copy of "Social Democracy"

Blog12/14/2018

This year, we’re giving away booklets of Hoppe’s essay “Social Democracy” to all our supporters who give $25 or more.

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Rothbard A to Z

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog11/23/2018

Help us publish Rothbard A to Z. It is the index to his career, both a reference guide and a fun book you can open at random for the best “Murrayisms” on any topic!

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Recent Brexit Trade Drama Shows that Europe Doesn't Really Want Free Trade

EU politicians seem far more concerned with political games than with trade liberalization.

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Ryan McMaken: Capitalism Makes Us More Humane

Free MarketsMedia and CultureStrategy

10/26/2018Audio/Video
Ryan McMaken explains how capitalism propagated the conditions under which we can afford to focus on the important things in life.
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Rent Control and Minimum Wage Laws Harm Those Who Are Supposed to Benefit

Blog10/16/2018

Government policy often lumps together many people it shouldn't — assuming that everyone in the group labeled "poor" or "low-income" will all benefit equally. 

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Relative Prices Matter: Why Cost-of-Living Indexes Don't Tell Us Much

Value and Exchange

Blog09/26/2018

When people change cities, they are likely to change their consumption patterns — which means a simple cost-of-living index doesn't tell us what it should.

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Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us

Education

09/25/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists “essentially have no justification, or defensible reason, for what they are doing” and resent being asked to provide one.
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