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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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American Affairs, Volume 7, Number 3

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Blog11/14/2007

Mises, Hayek, and Isabel Paterson write for the newly posted issue of American Affairs from 1945. Garrett himself warns of a growing "American Menace": "If only the American power were apparitional— if it would...

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Congratulations, Ben!

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Blog11/01/2007

Ben Darrington, the Yale Austrian who won the 2007 Douglas E. French Prize, was recently quoted in Time:

"He's [Ron Paul] about something that American nerd culture can get on board with:...

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Thinking Seriously

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Blog10/23/2007

In a a blog post, Pete Boettke presents some interesting and innocuous ruminations about paradigm shifts and progress in science and, then, suddenly, after a few paragraphs, makes a startling categorical...

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The Market for Austrian Economics

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Blog10/16/2007

Around the world there are many academics who make a living from Austrian economics. They write books, publish articles, organize conferences and are the people at the forefront of the movement. By constantly critiquing themselves and others, they build upon the Misesian framework, enriching,...

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Hurwicz Took Part in the Mises Seminar

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Blog10/15/2007

2007 Nobel Prize winner Leonid Hurwicz was a participant in the Ludwig Mises' seminar at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Hurwicz tells us in his remarks commenting on a paper by Israel Kirzner published...

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Mises as Radical: Retrospective on Rothbard's Thesis

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Blog10/15/2007

The text of my contribution to the Mises Institute’s 25th anniversary conference is now online.

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Legends and Prodigies

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Blog10/14/2007

I just got back from the Ludwig von Mises Institute's 25th Anniversary Celebration. What a truly wonderful event. But, I have to make one point clear: Do not believe for a moment that name of the event implies that the movement started by Mises is 25 years old. It's not. In fact, the...

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Mises at 25

Media and CultureAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/13/2007

I'm blogging only because I couldn't get a seat at the Ron Paul luncheon today, held as part of the 25th anniversary celebration in New York. It seems that hundreds of people have been hanging out in the streets outside the hotel here in Grand Central station, in hopes have seeing Ron....

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