Mises U 2010

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The Economics and Politics of the Minimum Wage

InterventionismPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

07/30/2010Audio/Video
Employs graphical analysis to demonstrate many ways in which US minimum-wage legislation caters to special interests and exploits voters’ lack of economic understanding. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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The Economics of Deflation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Advanced lecture on monetary mechanisms in a growing economy, stressing the central role of debt, and discussing alternative ways to deal with inflation. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Theory and History

World HistoryPolitical Theory

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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The Austrian Response to Recent Critics

Austrian Economics Overview

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Responds to criticism of Austrian business cycle theory and “Puritan” policy recommendations. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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The Fallacies of Public Finance

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Critical examination of the claim that justification for taxation is that there is a market failure regarding public goods and externalities. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Environmental and Resource Economics

Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentFiscal TheoryPrivate Property

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Covers the problems of government intervention into pollution and natural resource use issues, emphasizing importance of private property and individual liberty in producing desirable outcomes. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Economics and Its Ethical Assumptions

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheorySubjectivism

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Why value-subjectivism in economics doesn’t imply value-subjectivism in ethics, and might even imply the reverse. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Further Considerations in the Theory of Interest

Capital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Advanced lecture on the theory of pure interest, discussing its pros and cons as compared to other theories, and its relationship with capital theory. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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The Great Depression

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryCapital and Interest Theory

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Looks at causes of the 1929 crash and ensuing depression, with lessons for today. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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Keynes and Hayek Head to Head

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/29/2010Audio/Video
Graphical demonstration that relaxing three critical-but-implausible assumptions underlying Keynes’s theorizing allows the Keynesian framework to morph into the Austrian framework. Recorded at Mises University 2010.
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