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The Interwar Years: Ludwig von Mises as Economic Adviser

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/23/2019

As a government economist for Austria following WWI, Mises fought a losing battle against reckless policies of inflation and government spending.

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The Fallacy of the "Public Sector"

Big GovernmentFree MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/19/2019Mises Daily Articles
The public sector's "productivity" is not measured by any meaningful measure, but only by how much the government spends.
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The Austrian School at the European Parliament

The intellectual tectonic plates within economics are shifting, and the Austrian school is well placed to provide explanations for the coming bursting of the Super Bubble.

01/16/2019Power & Market
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The Politics of Political Economists

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

01/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
The growth of statistics, often developed originally for its own sake, ends by multiplying the avenues of government intervention and planning.
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Intellectuals and the Marketplace

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

01/09/2019Books
We live in a world habitually inhabited by anti-market intellectuals and those who have absorbed their teachings. The continued flourishing of this class of intellectuals remains an enduring puzzle and problem for classical liberals.
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Young Murray Rothbard: An Autobiography

History of the Austrian School of Economics

01/07/2019Mises Wire
An autobiographical essay from a young Murray Rothbard offers insight into how his formative years shaped his later work.
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Rothbard Was Right

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

If you want to know what Rothbard’s vision applied to contemporary America would be like in practice, you should look to Ron Paul. Dr. Paul’s career in Congress, marked by his opposition to war and the Fed, is the best example of the anti-elitist free market values that Murray supported.

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The Marxian Doctrine of "Ideology"

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

01/02/2019Mises Daily Articles
To Marx, each individual's thinking is all determined not by his personal self-interest but by the interest of the class to which he supposedly belongs.
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