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Walter Block

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Libertarian 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 LewRockwell.com.

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All Works

Labor Economics: An Austrian Perspective

InterventionismProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

05/08/2017Courses
This free four-lecture course outlines the Austrian understanding of labor as a factor of production priced in the factor markets.

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How the Market Creates Jobs and How the Government Destroys Them

Free Markets

Blog03/06/2017
Instead of praising jobs for their own sake, we should ask why employment is so important.

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Water Capitalism: The Case for Privatizing Oceans, Rivers, Lakes, and Aquifers

Big GovernmentStrategyInterventionism

11/14/2016Books
When something is unowned, people have less of an incentive to care for it, preserve it, and protect it, then when they own it.
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The Case for Privatization — of Everything

Free MarketsPrivate Property

07/28/2016Audio/Video
Walter block explains how markets can provide all those things that many assume requires government.

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