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Ludwig von Mises

Ludwig von Mises

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Ludwig von Mises was the acknowledged leader of the Austrian School of economic thought, a prodigious originator in economic theory, and a prolific author. Mises's writings and lectures encompassed economic...

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The Economics of the Middle-of-the-Road Policy

Private enterprise systems improve human cooperation and further peace and prosperity. Economic systems with which...

Liberty and Property

Mises describes the revolutionary meaning of capitalism in human history, and how it was responsible for the most...

John T. Flynn

John T. Flynn

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John T. Flynn was a journalist, author, and master polemicist of the Old Right. He started out as a liberal columnist for that flagship of American liberalism, the New Republic,...

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As We Go Marching

John T. Flynn's classic work from 1944 on how wartime planning brought fascism to America....

Country Squire in the White House

This 1940 book is John T. Flynn's analysis of the American presidency and the place of FDR in it....

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Wilhelm Röpke

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Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966) was schooled in the tradition of the Austrians and made enormous contributions to the study of political institutions. His powerful anti-Keynesian writings in particular underscore what an...

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International Order and Economic Integration

With great sincerity and passion Röpke explains how the old liberals of his generation came to reject war as a first...

International Economic Disintegration

Röpke explains how the world unraveled the 1930s from a combination of protectionism and monetary destruction.

John B. Egger

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Arthur Marget in the Austrian Tradition of the Theory of Money

From The Review of Austrian Economics Vol. 8, No. 2, 1995.

The Contributions of W. H. Hutt

From The Review of Austrian Economics Vol. 7, No. 1 1993.

Frederic Bastiat

Claude Frédéric Bastiat

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Frédéric Bastiat was the great French proto-Austrolibertarian whose polemics and analytics run circles around every statist cliché. His primary desire as a writer was to reach people in the most practical way with the message of...

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The Law

Bastiat's essay is timeless, because it applies whenever and wherever the state assumes unto itself different...

That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

From Chapter I of The Bastiat Collection: Volume I . Pages 1-48 in the text. Read by Josiah Schmidt.

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William H. Hutt

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Hutt was an economist of the classical tradition who identified himself with the Austrian School. He studied at the London School of Economics and became a professor at the University...

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Politically Impossible?

Should economists curb their rhetoric and prescriptions based on “political realities”? Should anyone...

The Theory of Idle Resources

Hutt's demolition of the heart of Keynes makes for fascinating reading. Both the Keynesian proposition and the...

Murray N. Rothbard

Murray N. Rothbard

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Murray N. Rothbard made major contributions to economics, history, political philosophy, and legal theory. He combined Austrian economics with a fervent commitment to individual liberty.

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Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market

Rothbard provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory.

The Mystery of Banking

With his characteristic clarity and incisiveness, Rothbard explains the origins of money.

F A Hayek

Friedrich A. Hayek

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F. A. Hayek (1899–1992) is undoubtedly the most eminent of the modern Austrian economists, and a founding board member of the Mises Institute. Student of Friedrich von Wieser, protégé and colleague of Ludwig...

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Capitalism and the Historians

Even today, social scientists and historians continue to treat the Industrial...

The Counter-Revolution of Science

The problem that Hayek deals with reaches to the core of how economists think about their discipline. There was...

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