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Walter Block

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian PapersArticles of Interest

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

Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at Loyola University, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, and regular columnist for

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An Austrian Critique of Mainstream Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewCapital and Interest TheoryInterventionism

This lecture by Walter Block was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
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Comment on Dolan on Austrian Economics and Environmentalism

The EnvironmentLegal SystemAustrian Economics Overview

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
An expert in environmental economics, Dolan attempts to assess the Austrian contribution to this field. He finds it wanting. I must make the same assessment of Dolan. His misunderstanding of Austrian economics is only matched by his mischaracterization of free market environmentalism.


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Economics and Property Rights: Alternative Approaches

Private Property

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 23 July 2014.
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Walter Block: Libertarianism from A to Z

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

06/27/2014Mises Daily Articles
Walter Block’s new book Toward a Libertarian Society covers a wide variety of topics from the death penalty to secession, and from war to macroeconomics.
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You Didn’t Consent to be the State’s Victim

Big GovernmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed, writes Walter Block. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
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