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We are the worldwide epicenter of the Austrian economics movement.

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

Ryan McMaken: Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Ryan McMaken and Jeff Deist discuss the California ballot measure that would split the Golden State into three distinct...

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Mises Daily Articles

Una defensa de la historia alternativa

La historia que no sucedió puede ser tan interesante como la historia que sí lo hizo.

Introduction to the Civil War
Audio/Video

Martial Law in Maryland

After the Pratt Street Riot, President Lincoln and General Scott take more drastic measures to secure Maryland for the...

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Books

Cómo Keynes se hizo cargo del mundo

En unos pocos años, Keynes conquistó la profesión económica y transformó la política pública. ¿Cómo?

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Institute Publications

Las élites globales no se juegan nada

Nuestros “expertos” no aceptan ningún riesgo y no tienen nada invertido en los temerarios planes que defienden. Otros...

Who Is? Podcast
Audio/Video

Who is Jean-Baptiste Say?

Per Bylund explains the many contributions of Jean-Baptiste Say, a precursor to the Austrian school of economics.

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