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The Mises Institute and the Future of Higher Learning

Education

09/08/2014The Free Market
And we will continue doing what we’ve always done with traditional academia and ensuring that our students who wish to pursue graduate degrees in economics and related fields will continue to benefit from our academic conferences, fellowships, and academic journals...

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England's Levellers: The World's First Libertarian Movement

World History

09/07/2014The Free Market
The first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the seventeenth century.

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How Carl Menger Put Consumers at the Center of Economic Science

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsValue and Exchange

09/07/2014The Free Market
The economics profession acknowledges Menger’s place due to his contribution to the Marginalist Revolution in the 1870s, it otherwise ignores him because his theoretical framework does not lend itself to policy prescriptions...
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The New Skyscraper Curse

Booms and BustsGlobal Economy

09/07/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 32, no. 4 (April 2014) From CNN to Barron’s to Le Monde , Mark Thornton has been featured as an authority on how record-setting skyscrapers signal impending economic downturns. Last month, Dr. Thornton spoke with us about the Skyscraper Index and the Skyscraper Curse. Mises...
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Investors and Austrian Economics

Financial MarketsU.S. History

09/07/2014The Free Market
In recent years, we’ve seen more and more Austrian-tinged economic analysis. There has been tremendous growth in interest in Austrian economics among financial professionals...
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What Henry Hazlitt Can Teach Us About Inflation in 2014

09/07/2014The Free Market
The Free Market 32, no. 5 (2014) This article is adapted from a portion of the Henry Hazlitt Memorial Lecture, delivered by James Grant at the Mises Institute’s 2014 Austrian Economics Research Conference. Believe me, ladies and gentlemen, when you stand at the pinnacle of financial...
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You Can't Run an Economy With Spreadsheets

Global Economy

09/07/2014The Free Market
Argentina’s economic minister, Axel Kicillof, has become famous for his assertion that it is possible to centrally manage the economy now because we have spreadsheets...
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How Labor Unions Hurt Workers

09/07/2014The Free Market
Labor unions and the general public almost totally ignore the essential role played by falling prices in achieving rising real wages.
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An International View of Drug Prohibition

Big GovernmentFree MarketsMedia and CultureInterventionism

09/07/2014The Free Market
The war on drugs has no benefits, just costs and negative unintended consequences. These include drug-addict crime, drug-dealer violence, bribery and corruption, and the increase in drug potency to deadly levels.
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