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How the Mises Institute Changed My Life

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Blog09/29/2017
Although I'm part of the post-9/11 generation, Murray Rothbard and the Mises Institute helped me realize war isn't always the answer.

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Hazlitt: Human Action, Mises's Masterpiece

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Blog09/14/2017
"This book is the counterweight of Marx's Das Kapital, of Lord Keynes's General Theory, and of countless other books recommending socialization."

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The Austrians, the Mainstream, and "Mainline" Economics

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Blog07/05/2017
Boettke’s book Living Economics is very personal, and is a portrait of a specific way of thinking about Austrian economics and practicing it.

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Maskin on Samuelson

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

Blog06/12/2017
Eric Maskin has made some extravagant claims for the significance of Paul Samuelson.

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3 Ways the Critics Get Praxeology Wrong

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/21/2017
Many critics of Mises are attacking a caricature of what Mises called praxeology — which is simply logic applied to human choice, or action.

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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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Marx: The Economist's Economist

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Marx's original thinking amounted to nothing more than equivocal statements, half-baked arguments, and crude claims unsupported by any empirical facts.

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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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The March-April Issue of The Austrian Is Now Online

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Blog04/05/2017
Now in mailboxes, the March-April issue of The Austrian is also now online.

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