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The Theory of Interest Rates

Capital and Interest Theory

03/28/2019Audio/Video
What are interest rates, where do they come from, and what purpose do they serve? Economist Jeffrey Herbener explains why Turgot, Böhm-Bawerk, and Mises got it right.
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The Power of Mises's The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality

Blog01/26/2019

Back in 1998, I was working in the filthy world of trade. I’d received this book from Mises.org one morning and had to wait until...

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The Myth of Natural Monopoly

Free MarketsWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

01/14/2019Mises Daily Articles
No such thing as a "natural" monopoly has ever existed. In real life, so-called "public utilities" faced frequent competition, so they secured government monopolies to destroy the competition and invented the myths to rationalize their monopoly power.
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The Economics of the Public Sector

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

12/14/2018Audio/Video
In the real world, it is impossible to separate economic analysis from an understanding of the effects of state intervention in the marketplace.
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The Coming Bankruptcy of the American Empire

No matter what, U.S. troops are coming home. Better it be our decision than that of our debt collectors.

11/21/2018Power & Market
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Three Lessons from the Kavanaugh Debacle

The politicization of the Supreme Court is total and cannot be undone.

09/18/2018Power & Market
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The Mission of the Mises Institute, In One Paragraph

08/14/2018Power & Market
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Today's Leading Mises Scholar on the Man and His Legacy

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/14/2018The Austrian
"He used Menger’s edifice as a framework, and then he solidified its foundations and proceeded to build an entire basilica on top of it. It was an enormous achievement."
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