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Robert Higgs

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Libertarian Papers

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Dr. Robert Higgs is retired and lives in Mexico. He was a senior fellow in political economy for the Independent Institute and longtime editor of The Independent Review; he was also a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He is the 2007 recipient of the Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Cause of Liberty, and the 2015 Murray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom.

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Regime Uncertainty—Then and Now

Big GovernmentWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Presented by Bob Higgs at the Mises Circle in New Orleans, 5 November 2011.
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Public Choice and Political Leadership

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

10/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Public-choice analysis fosters cynicism about political leaders. But not as much as they deserve.
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My Methodological Journey

BiographiesU.S. Economy

10/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
My journey away from neoclassical epistemology began with my reading of works by F.A. Hayek.
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It's Not about Consumption!

EducationFree MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

09/15/2011Mises Daily Articles
The economy remains moribund, but not because consumption spending has failed to recover.
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How Government Impedes Recovery

EducationU.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesInterventionism

09/09/2011Mises Daily Articles
This is your opportunity to meet Robert Higgs, hear a live lecture, and ask your own question of this remarkable thinker.
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