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Mises Killed Homo Economicus Long before Thaler

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/14/2017
Long ago, Ludwig von Mises recognized that we aren’t all calculating businessmen.

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Ludwig von Mises: Defender of Capitalism

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog09/29/2017
September 29, 2017 is the one-hundred-and-thirty-sixth anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Mises.

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Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/13/2017
A careful reading of Keynes's 'General Theory' suggests its unintelligible prose may be an effort to appear erudite while saying little of value.

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Ludwig von Mises and the Real Meaning of Liberalism

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Blog09/11/2017
Ludwig von Mises's book on liberalism is as important now as when he originally wrote it nine decades ago.

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An Interview with Bettina Bien Greaves

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog07/21/2017
In celebration of her 100th birthday, an interview with Bettina Bien Greaves.

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Lew Rockwell on The Origins of the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Lew Rockwell explains how he created the Mises Institute as "a shadow university setting in which students could study economics" within the Austrian school.

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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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Listen to Dead Economists

EducationHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2017
We need dead economists to save us from ourselves, and from the hubris of "New Economics."

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Was J.B. Say an Austrian Economist?

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/26/2017
Jean-Baptiste Say, along with A.R.J. Turgot and Frédéric Bastiat, helped pave the way for Austrian economics.

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Kirzner Reviews Rothbard

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPricesValue and Exchange

Blog03/30/2017
Kirzner’s thoughtful and polite approach to scholarship is a model for how younger Austrians can approach scholarly debate.

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