Ludwig von Mises Books

A Critique of Interventionism

Interventionism

01/01/1929Books
In Mises's view, interventionism is an inherently unstable policy because it creates new dislocations that would seem to cry out for further interventions, which, in turn, do not solve the problem.
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The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality

Free MarketsMedia and CultureOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/15/1956Books
In 1954, after a lifetime of serious theoretical work in economic science, Mises turned his attention to one of the great puzzles of all time: discovering why the intellectuals hate capitalism.
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Bureaucracy

Big GovernmentInterventionism

01/01/1944Books
Mises explains that the core choice we face is between rational economic organization by market prices or the arbitrary dictates of government bureaucrats. There is no third way.
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Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

06/15/1969Books
An intellectual history of Mises's own tradition, with first person accounts of conversations with the greats.
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Human Action

Austrian Economics Overview

09/14/1949Books
Mises's Human Action is the best defense of capitalism ever written.
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Liberty and Property

Free MarketsPolitical Theory

10/15/1958Books
Mises describes the revolutionary meaning of capitalism in human history, and how it was responsible for the most spectacular increases in the standard of living of the common man ever.
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Nation, State, and Economy

InterventionismPolitical Theory

01/01/1919Books
Mises takes up the question of the proper political order to sustain the peace in the age of democracy.
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The Quotable Mises

Free MarketsAustrian Economics Overview

07/27/2007Books
Ludwig von Mises was the greatest economist of the twentieth century, but often readers are reluctant to tackle his major works. For readers like this, The Quotable Mises is ideal.
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The Theory of Money and Credit

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

07/20/1912Books
This book by Mises remains the most spirited, thorough, and scientifically rigorous treatise on money to ever appear.
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