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Ludwig von Mises

Ludwig von Mises

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Ludwig von Mises was the acknowledged leader of the Austrian School of economic thought, a prodigious originator in economic theory, and a prolific author. Mises's writings and lectures encompassed economic...

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The Economics of the Middle-of-the-Road Policy

Private enterprise systems improve human cooperation and further peace and prosperity. Economic systems with which...

Wage Earners and Employers

"Are the interests of the American wage earners in conflict with those of their employers, or are the two in...

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Wilhelm Röpke

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Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966) was schooled in the tradition of the Austrians and made enormous contributions to the study of political institutions. His powerful anti-Keynesian writings in particular underscore what an...

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International Order and Economic Integration

With great sincerity and passion Röpke explains how the old liberals of his generation came to reject war as a first...

International Economic Disintegration

Röpke explains how the world unraveled the 1930s from a combination of protectionism and monetary destruction.

John B. Egger

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Arthur Marget in the Austrian Tradition of the Theory of Money

From The Review of Austrian Economics Vol. 8, No. 2, 1995.

The Contributions of W. H. Hutt

From The Review of Austrian Economics Vol. 7, No. 1 1993.

Frederic Bastiat

Claude Frédéric Bastiat

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Frédéric Bastiat was the great French proto-Austrolibertarian whose polemics and analytics run circles around every statist cliché. His primary desire as a writer was to reach people in the most practical way with the message of...

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The Law

Bastiat's essay is timeless, because it applies whenever and wherever the state assumes unto itself different...

What Is Money?

A man would die of hunger who, having decided that money is real wealth, should carry out the idea to the end,...

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William H. Hutt

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Hutt was an economist of the classical tradition who identified himself with the Austrian School. He studied at the London School of Economics and became a professor at the University...

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A Rehabilitation of Say's Law

The topic addressed here is Say's law: the view that macroeconomic activity tends toward stability....

Trade Unions: The Private Use of Coercive Power

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Murray N. Rothbard

Murray N. Rothbard

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Murray N. Rothbard made major contributions to economics, history, political philosophy, and legal theory. He combined Austrian economics with a fervent commitment to individual liberty.

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Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Market

Rothbard provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory.

The Political Thought of Étienne de La Boétie

The Introduction to The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude by Étienne de La...

F A Hayek

Friedrich A. Hayek

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F. A. Hayek (1899–1992) is undoubtedly the most eminent of the modern Austrian economists, and a founding board member of the Mises Institute. Student of Friedrich von Wieser, protégé and colleague of Ludwig...

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Capitalism and the Historians

Even today, social scientists and historians continue to treat the Industrial...

The Counter-Revolution of Science

The problem that Hayek deals with reaches to the core of how economists think about their discipline. There was...

John T. Flynn

John T. Flynn

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John T. Flynn was a journalist, author, and master polemicist of the Old Right. He started out as a liberal columnist for that flagship of American liberalism, the New Republic,...

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God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times

John T. Flynn's classic and extraordinary full biography of John D. Rockefeller....

Men of Wealth: The Story of Twelve Significant Fortunes from the Renaissance to the Present Day

The story of great fortunes made by the most notable men of wealth in history: Fugger , Law, Rothschild, Gresham,...

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