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The Rothbard Deniers Are Wrong

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Blog06/22/2018

In some Austrian circles, it's popular to downplay Murray Rothbard's significance to the Misesian tradition. History isn't on their side. 

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The First World War Deeply Affected a Generation of Austrian Economists

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog06/11/2018

WWI symbolized the triumph of militarism and nationalism over the all-too-brief flourishing of liberalism — and also sowed the seeds of fascism, socialism, and the Second World War.

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Böhm-Bawerk vs. the Neoclassical School

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Blog05/23/2018

A debate between Böhm-Bawerk and John Bates Clark helps explain the foundational differences between Austrians and neoclassical monetarists. 

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Anonymous Funding of the Academic Right: William Volker and Henry Earhart

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/10/2018

Private foundations and philanthropists have been key factors in supporting free-market academic work.

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Leland Yeager, R.I.P.

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Blog04/24/2018

I am sorry to report that Leland Yeager passed away on April 23, at the venerable age of 93. 

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Mises the Man and His Monetary Policy Ideas Based on His "Lost Papers"

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog04/07/2018

There is much to learn about Ludwig von Mises form his writings on economic conflicts of those years between the two World Wars.

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Murray Rothbard: Enemy of the State

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Like Mises, Rothbard has inspired millions with his vision of the free society.

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