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Brazil's Coming Election: Can the Nation Embrace a Free Economy?

Blog10/05/2018

Without fundamental reforms towards a market economy, the future of Brazil looks bleak.

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Austrians vs. Market Monetarists on the Housing Bubble

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/05/2018

The Austrian story fits the facts of the housing boom—and bust—much better than the preferred narrative of Market Monetarists.

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Human Action: A Chapter-by-Chapter Summary

Political TheoryPraxeology

10/04/2018Articles of Interest
If reading Human Action is too daunting, read this chapter-by-chapter summary of one of the greatest economic treatises ever written.
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Krugman Kontradictions

Big GovernmentMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/04/2018

Besides the fun of catching Krugman in his flip-flops, his record shows just how weak the empirical case for Keynesian fiscal policy is.

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Our International Movement

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog10/04/2018

The Austrian school has always been a very international movement, and the Mises Institute works to uphold that tradition.

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Boston's Ice King: A Forgotten Capitalist Hero

The Entrepreneur

Blog10/04/2018

Frederic Tudor solved the problems of transporting large amounts of ice over long distances and introducing the citizens of Calcutta to their first taste of ice cream.

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Mises University Debunks the Myths Perpetuated by State-Funded Econ Professors

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/03/2018

The state of economic science in academia is the reason why Mises University is the most important week of the year.

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Economic Thought in Ancient Greece

Global EconomyWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

10/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
The principal characteristic shared by Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle — the three greatest philosophers of ancient Greece — was their inability to grasp the essential principles of the spontaneous market order and its dynamic process of social cooperation.
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