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Mises at Madison Square Garden

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog01/19/2007

When Mises was 81 years old, he was invited to address a student rally at Madison Square Garden that was sponsored by the Young Americans for Freedom. He readily accepted. He prepared an address that those in attendance would never forget.

He looked out over the sea of young people who had...

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My Brief Encounter with von Mises

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog11/15/2005

The exact date escapes my memory but many will know it. Ludwig von Mises was to be the featured scholar at the Future of Freedom Conference at Long Beach State University. He would be introduced by Dirk Pearson, then going by the name Sky Deorious or something.

The way I got to meet von...

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Why the Mises Institute Is in Auburn

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/05/2018Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Institute's 2018 Supporters Summit in Auburn, Alabama.
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Murray Rothbard in the 21st Century

U.S. HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/05/2018Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Institute's 2018 Supporters Summit in Auburn, Alabama.
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What Austrian Economics Can Teach Historians

War and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Austrian economics in particular provides the historian with a theoretical apparatus that equips him with the ability to make disembodied statistics tell a coherent and accurate story.
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The Determination of the Purchasing Power of Money

Free MarketsGold StandardHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

10/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
The demand for a medium of exchange is the composite of two partial demands: the intention to use it in consumption and production and the intention to use it as a medium of exchange.
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Marx's Terrifying Vision of "Raw Communism"

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

09/27/2018Mises Daily Articles
Karl Marx portrayed a horrifying and violent state of society which is allegedly necessary "to reduce all to a common level."
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The Myth of the Failure of Capitalism

Free MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsInterventionism

09/26/2018Mises Daily Articles
Socialism and interventionism have not yet succeeded in completely eliminating capitalism. If they had, we would, after centuries of gains in prosperity, rediscover the meaning of hunger on a massive scale.
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Does Justice Qualify as An Economic Good?: A Böhm-Bawerkian Perspective

Legal SystemHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/20/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Böhm-Bawerk unerringly centered his analysis on basic problems in the theory of economic goods. It constitutes a dazzling achievement.
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Hegel and the Romantic Age

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/08/2018Mises Daily Articles
Hegel, unfortunately, was not a bizarre aberrant force in European thought. He was one of many infected by Romanticism.
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