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Ludwig von Mises's Suggested Research Topics: Progress Report

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Blog12/04/2014

Bettina-Bien Greaves took careful notes during Ludwig von Mises's New York seminars. Whenever he made a comment that suggested research paper or book, she jotted it down on a note card.

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Update on Toshio Murata, student of Mises in 1959-60

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Blog07/28/2014

Toshio Murata was a student of Mises in New York, and translated Human Action into Japanese. He is almost single-handedly responsible for creating an Austrian/Misesian movement in Japan. Marc Abela of Mises Japan sends us this update, along with some...

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Video: Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992) Remembered

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Blog05/08/2014

Peter Klein discusses the contributions of economist F. A. Hayek, born on this day in 1899.

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Bernanke Should Read Mises, says IBD

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Blog05/01/2008

This is a wonderful article in the Investors Business Daily: He Made Free Markets Invaluable. The author is Paul Whitfield, and, unusually in the world of journalism, he put a ton of work into this. He...

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Barron's on The Last Knight

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Blog12/17/2007

From Gene Epstein in Barron's:

LUDWIG VON MISES (pronounced "meezis") had an unusually active existence for a person who mainly led a life of the mind....

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The Mises We Haven't Known

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Blog12/03/2007

Guido Hülsmann shows us in this monumental biography that a common view of Mises is mistaken. As even Macaulay's schoolboy knows, the American economics profession, dominated by Keynesianism, shunted Mises aside when he came to America. He was viewed as a relic, preaching an extremist view...

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