Theory and History

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 17 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

Economics of the Green New Deal

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 17 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

Can We Still Avoid Inflation?

This text is also available in audio format. This essay was originally given as a lecture before the Trustees and guests of the Foundation for Economic Education at Tarrytown, New York on May 18, 1970, and was first published in the first edition of The Austrian Theory of the Trade […]

Agrictulure Is Only a Tiny Part of America’s Economy — And That’s a Good Thing

For decades, politicians and pundits in political media alike have said that the American farming and ranching industries are vital to our nation and must be protected from “unfair” competition and the threat of going out of business. This belief often materializes in the form of legislative or executive action […]

Free Trade vs. Government Diktat

Given the ongoing destruction of liberty and prosperity from President Trump’s trade wars, tariffs, sanctions, and embargoes, it’s time to think at a higher level, one that goes beyond mere criticism of Trump’s trade antics. It’s time to think in terms of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government, all […]

Nation, State, and Economy

Nationalism, globalism, cosmopolitanism, and immigration are heated topics today—but Mises systematically addressed them 100 years ago, in his seminal work Nation, State, and Economy. What is a nation, and what does the nationality principle mean for liberalism? Mises argues that nations arise spontaneously, predating governments. Liberal nations exist to the […]

Capitalism and Morality 2019 Seminar

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Calculation and Socialism

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 16 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

My Mises U Experience: Why Austrian Economics Brought Me to Auburn

This is Nathan Moore’s first year at Mises University. The Auburn University student shares what he’s most excited to learn about. Without our generous supporters, Mises University would not be possible. Donate today at Mises.org/MisesU2019. Powered by WPeMatico

Taking Rights Seriously

Includes introductions by Tho Bishop and Judge John V. Denson, and a question and answer period. Recorded on the Auburn University campus in Auburn, Alabama, on 15 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

Banking

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Libra as a Competitor to Inflationary Central Banks

By: Pietro Bullian, Fabrizio Ferrari As an international private currency, Libra will be in competition with publicly issued currencies. It could have large and fruitful repercussions on the global monetary policy, especially with reference to those countries where central banks are still heavily subject to political influence and tend to […]

Money

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Praxeology: The Method of Economics

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 14 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

¿Se debe abolir el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional? sí, por favor.

By: Ryan McMaken Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ha sugerido la eliminación del Departamento de seguridad nacional. Su motivación parece ser la reducción de los poderes federales de aplicación de la ley de inmigración, aunque no necesariamente se deduce que la abolición del departamento de seguridad nacional realmente lograría esto. Sin embargo, el […]

The Birth of the Austrian School

Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 14 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

My Mises U Experience: From Lithuania to Alabama

Mises Institute Research Fellow Vytautas Žukauskas first attended Mises U in 2009. Now finishing his PhD in economics, he explains why the experience at Mises U is worth the trip halfway around the world. Without our generous supporters, Mises University would not be possible. Donate today at Mises.org/MisesU2019. Powered by WPeMatico

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Featuring Tho Bishop, Joseph Salerno, Jeff Deist, and the Mises University Faculty. Recorded at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 14 July 2019. Powered by WPeMatico

Socialism: A Property or Knowledge Problem?

In a series of recent articles in The Review of Austrian Economics, Joseph Salerno began to de-homogenize the often conflated economic and social theories of Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich A. Hayek. In particular, he has shown that their views on socialism are distinctly different, and he has argued in […]

Debunking Income-Inequality Research

Barack Obama proclaimed income inequality to be “the defining challenge of our time” in a 2013 speech. Inequality continues to be a hot political topic and serves as the pretext for recent proposals floated by various politicos like a 70 percent marginal tax rate, student loan forgiveness and universal day […]