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An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

In this audio book, Rothbard discusses economics as a battle between two conflicting schools of thought.

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The Mises Week in Review: October 31, 2015

Big GovernmentBooms and BustsThe EntrepreneurThe FedGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksEntrepreneurshipMoney and BankingOther Schools of ThoughtPricesValue and Exchange

10/31/2015Mises Wire
The Fed's Federal Open Market Committee renewed its commitment to easy money this week. The Fed will pretend to be committed to raising rates while doing nothing, and its ongoing war against deflation will continue to make us poorer...

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Robert Shiller Imagines What Consumers Should Want, While Ignoring What They Do Want

Other Schools of ThoughtPricesValue and Exchange

10/27/2015Mises Wire
Neoclassical economists make too many assumptions and decree that the desires of consumers must conform to some external definition of what's "rational." But consumers like to decide for themselves what they want, and when they want it...

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The "Missing Element" in Modern Economics

Business CyclesOther Schools of Thought

08/25/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
While I have a high regard for what Austrian economics gets right that other economic schools do not, I consider myself a “Neo-Scholastic” economist, a term which I will try to explain...

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Reliving the Crash of '29

Booms and BustsMonetary TheoryMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

08/25/2015Mises Wire
The crash of 1929 came after a decade of interventionist politics following world War I. "Free markets" were blamed anyway. Decades later, we pursue even more interventionism, and when it fails, we blame "free markets" all over again...

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How Keynes Almost Prevented the Keynesian Revolution

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought

08/15/2015Mises Wire
In 1925, Winston Churchill, in spite of massive wartime inflation of the pound sterling, restored the gold standard at the old pre-war exchange rate. This set off a chain of events that led to the 1929 crash in America, and the rise of Keynesianism.

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Hayek and Friedman: Head to Head

U.S. EconomyOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2015.

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Game Theory

Calculation and KnowledgeOther Schools of Thought

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2015.

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Hayek and Keynes: Head to Head

InterventionismMoney and BankingOther Schools of Thought

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 22 July 2015.

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