About Mises

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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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David Howden
Audio/Video

The Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle

Presented at Mises University 2019.

David Gordon
Audio/Video

Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Presented at Mises University 2019.

Mark Thornton
Audio/Video

Minimum Wage

Presented at Mises University 2019.

Mark Brandly
Audio/Video

Free Trade vs. Protectionism

Presented at Mises University 2019.

Peter G. Klein
Audio/Video

Competition and Monopoly

Presented at Mises University 2019.

The Human Action Podcast
The Human Action Podcast

Nation, State, and Economy

Jeff Deist and Ryan McMaken discuss what the nationality principle means for liberalism.

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