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We are the worldwide epicenter of the Austrian economics movement.

The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, teaches the scholarship of Austrian economics, freedom, and peace. The liberal intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995) guides us. Accordingly, we seek a profound and radical shift in the intellectual climate: away from statism and toward a private property order. We encourage critical historical research, and stand against political correctness. The Institute serves students, academics, business leaders, and anyone seeking better understanding of the Austrian school of economics and libertarian political theory.

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Hysteria Over School Safety Won't Keep Us Safe

The #NeverAgain movement that arose after last year’s Parkland shootings ignores how government officials cannot be...

The Bob Murphy Show
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Capital and Interest in the Austrian Tradition, Part 2 of 3

Bob continues his three-part series devoted to Capital and Interest Theory in the tradition of the Austrian School.

The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Institute Publications

La tradición libertaria radical sobre el pensamiento antiesclavista

Los radicales abogaban por el derecho de los esclavos a rebelarse, ya sea individualmente o en masa, y recurrir a la...

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Mises Daily Articles

Lo que más teme el Estado: la información

Julian Assange rompió el velo de benignidad del gobierno y puso en tela de juicio las tácticas del estado. Así que el...

Economics for Entrepreneurs Podcast
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Toma de decisiones empresariales – Peter Klein

La toma de decisiones puede ser desalentadora para los empresarios. Hunter Hastings y Peter Klein discuten cómo puede...

Introduction to the Civil War
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"A Glittering Lie" — The True Battle of Shiloh

In this special collaborative episode, Chris Calton and Dangerous History Podcast's "Professor CJ" share the vivid...

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