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Old Wine in Old Bottles? A Nobel for Clever Packaging?

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog28 min ago

This year’s Nobel is particularly illustrative of what gets rewarded in economics, and how this does not exactly conform with more intuitive notions of scientific progress.

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Our International Movement

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog10/04/2018

The Austrian school has always been a very international movement, and the Mises Institute works to uphold that tradition.

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On The Duty Of Natural Outlaws To Shut Up

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/23/2018Articles of Interest
Who would join a radical minority movement, and commit him- or herself for life to social obloquy and a marginal existence, for the sake of 20% more bathtubs, or 15% more candy bars? Who will man the barricades either physically or spiritually, for more peanuts or Pepsi?
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Our Republic's First Economist

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog08/18/2018

With printing of the Continental notes in 1775, Webster feared people would think you could finance the Revolutionary War by printing paper money. We should have listened!

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On the Fed, Trump Channels Tricky Dick

U.S. History

Blog08/10/2018

Trump has certainly changed his tune on low interest rates since he was elected.

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Origins of the Welfare State in America

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The two most powerful motivations in human history have always been ideology and economic interest.
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OPEC’s Dilemma

Global EconomyInterventionismPrices

Blog07/06/2018

The challenge from now on for OPEC and for oil producers is not to seek artificial price inflation, but to improve efficiency. 

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On Connecting the Dots: The Case of the Missing Historian

StrategyU.S. History

Blog06/30/2018

History is an easy subject to teach if you are intellectually lazy. It is the most challenging subject if you care about understanding causes and effects.

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