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The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, teaches the scholarship of Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The liberal intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) guides us. Accordingly, we seek a profound and radical shift in the intellectual climate: away from statism and toward a private property order. We encourage critical historical research, and stand against political correctness. The Institute serves students, academics, business leaders, and anyone seeking better understanding of the Austrian school of economics and libertarian political theory.

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Mises Weekends with Jeff Deist
Mises Weekends

Jeff Deist on Why Socialism Persists

Join Jeff for the final Mises Weekends episode!

The Accad & Koka Report
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57. Neither Fisher nor Bayes: The Limits of Statistical Inference

Billions of healthcare dollars hinge on theories from a field of human inquiry that combines the precision of...

The Bob Murphy Show
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12. Gene Epstein on Commies, Krugman, and Crushing Debaters

Gene Epstein and Bob Murphy cover a variety of topics, including how Gene's reading of Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and...

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Mises Daily Articles

Socialismo: Una doctrina de los aristócratas

Los movimientos socialistas y anti-liberales que ahora enfrentamos vienen a ser utilizados por intelectuales,...

Introduction to the Civil War
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The Battle of the Ironclads, Part 3: Inventing the Monitor

Chris Calton details the incredible life of the Swedish engineer who created the Union's first iron warship.

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Mises Daily Articles

El mito del monopolio natural

Jamás ha existido un monopolio "natural". En la vida real, los llamados "servicios públicos" enfrentaban una...

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