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EducationFree MarketsU.S. Economy
Auburn, Alabama, is featured on the front cover of today's Wall Street Journal. I was interviewed extensively for the story, but was not mentioned. The story is about the relationship between the state university and increased manufacturing jobs.
The centralization of education is rooted in the idea that education must be provided by the government — and not purchased in the marketplace.
Ending the taxpayer-funded gravy train for colleges will force them to cater to students instead of to the special interests that now control them.
EducationAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism
Higher education degrees no longer hold any value for employers.
We allowed economics to be lost when we decided it was too complicated and too technical for intelligent laypeople to understand.
EducationAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology
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.
Corporate WelfareEducationMoney and Banking
Once the student loan bubble pops, many colleges — especially private ones — will be in deep trouble.
EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory
Consider this, the Mises Institute today is "searched for" more around the world than many prominent high-profile beltway organizations.
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.
EducationInterventionismValue and Exchange
The NCAA is a powerful taxpayer-subsidized cartel that largely exists to deny the athletes the compensation they would earn in a working marketplace.