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Blog42 min ago

The mission of the Mises Institute is simple. We want to spread the ideas of Ludwig von Mises and the scholars he inspired.

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Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMonetary Policy

Blog2 hours ago

Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.

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The Other Immigration Question: Should People from Wealthy Countries Migrate to Poorer Ones?

Free MarketsImmigrationStrategy

Blog09/24/2022

While people from poor countries seek to live in places like the USA because of its stable institutions and welfare state, could migration of people from stable countries to less-developed ones make those countries better off?

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Seeing the Student Loan Crisis as a Form of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog09/24/2022

Conservatives have missed the point that it is not students particularly that are at fault for the student loan crises, but the entire bureaucratic economic-political system.

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The Right of Self-Determination

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog09/24/2022

The right of self-determination is the right of the inhabitants of every territory to decide on the state to which they wish to belong.

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Are "Progressive" Prosecutors Real Reformers or Leftists Acting in Bad Faith?

AntipoliticsLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog09/23/2022

The surge of "progressive" prosecutors, many funded by George Soros, has been followed by increases in violent crime.

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Misunderstanding Murray (Again)

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical TheorySubjectivism

Blog09/23/2022

Professor Melinda Cooper of Australia believes she has "discovered" Murray Rothbard, but the Rothbard she claims to have found is nonexistent. David Gordon explains why.

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Review: How to Think about the Economy

HayekAustrian Economics Overview

Blog09/23/2022

Per Bylund has written a book on economics that is understandable to the layperson as well as presents economics the way it should be done: a science grounded in understanding human action.

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