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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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Consent of the Governed?

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

07/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
What gives some people the right to rule others?
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The Dream of the Mont Pelerin Society

Free MarketsWorld History

05/31/2011Mises Daily Articles
Hayek determined to form a society committed to persuading the intellectuals, and hence the masses and their political leaders, to change course.
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The Sources of New Deal Regime Uncertainty

U.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

05/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Roosevelt administration proposed and Congress enacted an unparalleled outpouring of laws that significantly attenuated private-property rights.
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Ethanol Subsidies Have Many Bad Consequences

InterventionismProduction Theory

The Mises Circle in Indianapolis. Sponsored by Weaver Popcorn Company. Recorded 14 May 2011.
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Caging the Dogs of War

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

05/17/2011Mises Daily Articles
Anyone who circulates in American society knows full well that many Americans love war and killing.
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