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Lew Rockwell on The Origins of the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Lew Rockwell explains how he created the Mises Institute as "a shadow university setting in which students could study economics" within the Austrian school.
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Let’s Fully Deregulate the Airline Industry

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog06/13/2017
US airlines and their workers are motivated to get the government to protect them as a special interest group at a cost to consumers as a whole.
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Ludwig von Mises Understood "Meme Magic"

Media and Culture

Blog06/06/2017
Recent history shows that both force and money are impotent against memes.
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Las Vegas: An Austrian View of Land Prices

The EntrepreneurValue and Exchange

Blog06/05/2017
Is buying land a good idea? It's a lot more complicated than simply declaring "buy land, they aren't making it anymore."
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Litigation and Regulation

Blog05/19/2017
True regulatory reform requires the recognition, extension, and proper adjudication of property rights.
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Libertarianism at the Brink

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/16/2017
Cato's Brink Lindsey says we can't evaluate complete laissez-faire because it does not exist; but he somehow "knows" government intervention is better.
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Listen to Dead Economists

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2017
We need dead economists to save us from ourselves, and from the hubris of "New Economics."
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