History of the Austrian School of Economics

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An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

12/08/2015Audio/Video
In this audio book, Rothbard discusses economics as a battle between two conflicting schools of thought.

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Why Economics Matters

Booms and BustsAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/03/2015Mises Wire
Economics is not a popular topic among the general population. When economics is discussed at all, it’s in the context of politics — and politics gives us only the blandest, safest, most meaningless platitudes about economic affairs. The 2016 campaigns will be no different...

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Economics Is Dead, and It Is Being Killed Again

Global EconomyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

08/22/2015Mises Wire
Economics has been in trouble for decades, ever since mathematics replaced what should properly be known as economics. In many ways, the science was killed, but it's not dead enough for some anti-economics leftists who want all of economics to be abandoned permanently...

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Ludwig von Mises

History of the Austrian School of Economics

07/23/2015Audio/Video
Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2015.

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An International Austrian

Global EconomyHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/22/2015The Austrian
In this short interview, Carmen Elena Dorobăț, assistant professor of international business at Coventry University, discusses Austrian economics and her work as a summer Fellow at the Mises Institute.

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The Broken Window Fallacy and "Blessings" of Destruction in the Real World

Booms and BustsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/15/2015Mises Daily Articles
It's been a light season for hurricanes and tropical storms in North America, and contrary to what many economics "experts" may think, that's a good thing. After all, natural disasters are extremely costly in terms of opportunity costs and capital...

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Frédéric Bastiat’s Economic Sophisms Is Now More Important Than Ever

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/29/2015Mises Daily Articles
Frédéric Bastiat would have turned 214 today. Although primarily remembered for The Law , Bastiat's book Economic Sophisms , filled with Bastiat's unique wit, and his ability to destroy bad economic theories, is as timely as ever...

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From Beijing to Auburn

History of the Austrian School of Economics

05/25/2015The Austrian
Former Mises Institute Fellow Jingjing Wang discusses how she discovered Austrian economics in China, and her plans for the future as an Austrian economist.

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