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How We Lost Economics

EducationStrategy

Blog10/13/2016

We allowed economics to be lost when we decided it was too complicated and too technical for intelligent laypeople to understand.

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How the Mises Institute Builds New Scholars

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/27/2016

In the tradition of Ludwig von Mises himself, the Mises Institute works daily to pass on sound economics to a new generation of teachers and writers.

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The Student-Loan Scam Killed ITT Tech

Corporate WelfareEducationMoney and Banking

Blog09/25/2016

Once the student loan bubble pops, many colleges — especially private ones — will be in deep trouble.

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How Mises Beats the DC Think Tanks

EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog09/25/2016

Consider this, the Mises Institute today is "searched for" more around the world than many prominent high-profile beltway organizations.

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Indoctrination: 35 Years of the US Department of Education

EducationTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

What has the Federal Department of Education done for students? The DOE has spent a lot of taxpayer money, but the results are less than impressive.

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How I Became an Agent for America’s Most Powerful Cartel

EducationInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog09/20/2016

The NCAA is a powerful taxpayer-subsidized cartel that largely exists to deny the athletes the compensation they would earn in a working marketplace.

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Broken Politics, Broken Economics

EducationStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog09/19/2016

Populism, anti-globalism, anti-elitism — these are all symptoms of a hostility toward politics. We should embrace the opportunity they present.

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Economic Data Without Good Economic Theory Is Useless

EducationPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/13/2016

Empirical data is useful as historical information. But to interpret the data, we require good economic theory.

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The Continuing Relevance of Mises's Human Action

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/08/2016

In the nearly seven decades since its appearance, Human Action has come to be recognized as one of the truly great classics of modern economics.

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The Myth of "Macroeconomics"

EducationOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/07/2016

The macroeconomic approach looks upon an arbitrarily selected segment of the market economy as if it were an integrated unit.

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