History of the Austrian School of Economics

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Frank Fetter and the Austrians

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

Blog09/20/2018

Fetter is mostly neglected today, but he had a powerful influence on practically every Austrian economist in the first half of the 20th century.

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The Story of the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

The number of Misesians was once so small that all of them knew each other personally. The world is very different now. 

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Rothbard, Rockwell, and the Mises Institute

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog09/01/2018

"Murray Rothbard would later say 'Without the founding of the Mises Institute, I am convinced the whole Misesian program would have collapsed.'"

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The Rothbard Deniers Are Wrong

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

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

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

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.

History of the Austrian School of Economics

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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