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Required Reading: Rothbard Graduate Seminar 2018

  • Rothbard Graduate Seminar

Tags Austrian Economics Overview

12/19/2017Mises Institute

Listed and linked below are the readings that all students must complete before attending RGS 2018.

All materials are available on free of charge, and most readings are available in multiple formats (e.g., PDF, ePub, HTML, audio). Complimentary physical copies of the readings will be available to attendees upon arrival at RGS. Physical copies can be mailed in advance to U.S. addresses upon request by emailing p[email protected].

Required Reading

Man, Economy, and State by Murray N. Rothbard

​The Essential Rothbard, pp. 7-41, by David Gordon

The Rothbard Reader, pp. 13-52, edited by Joseph T. Salerno and Matthew McCaffrey

​"Murray Rothbard: Mises's True Heir?" by Joseph T. Salerno (Mises Wire, October 23, 2017)

Study Guide to Man, Economy, and State by Robert P. Murphy


The conference begins with dinner and opening remarks, Sunday June 10 at 6:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time, and ends with dinner Friday, June 15.


Housing details will be emailed to each attendee. Accommodations are provided to scholarship students with arrival Sunday, June 10 and departure Saturday, June 16. If you need to arrive a day early to accommodate travel plans, please email [email protected]

Travel Information

Most people fly into Atlanta, Georgia airport and take Groome Shuttle to Auburn. There are no shuttles to Auburn from airports other than Atlanta or Montgomery. Please email [email protected] the details of your arriving and departing flights and she will make your reservation with Groome as soon as we know the location of your accommodations. Your accommodations will have check-in 24 hours a day. You can pay the Groome transportation fee directly to the Mises Institute after you arrive (last year they charged $90 per person round trip). Atlanta airport is one hour and 45 minutes north of Auburn. Atlanta is on Eastern time, and Auburn is one hour behind on Central time. Please take these time differences into account when making your air reservations.

Driving directions are here. Parking is free at the Institute.


Casual, but appropriate for an office environment. Nice jeans or khakis, collared or polo shirts.

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