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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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Money-Supply Growth Drops Again — Falls to 108-Month Low

The last time the money supply grew at a smaller rate was during August 2008.

Jacob Lindsey on Mises Weekends
Mises Weekends

Jacob Lindsey: NFL Hopeful from Harvard on Why He Loves Austrian Economics

Jake Lindsey joins Jeff Deist for a candid interview about Jake's two passions: football and Austrian economics.

Historical Controversies Podcast

A Bad Trip: The US Government and LSD

Chris Calton on LSD's unbelievable history.


Why Is the Euro Still Gaining Against the Dollar?

The ECB has been trying to weaken the Euro. The relative weakness of the US dollar, however, continues to make the Euro...

Scott Horton on Mises Weekends
Mises Weekends

Scott Horton on the Endless War in Afghanistan

Jeff Deist and Scott Horton discuss the foreign policy mindset that keeps the Afghanistan conflict churning.


Stanley Fischer’s Well-Timed Fed Exit

We're now living in the “Fischerian age of monetary policy,” which may prove, in its final stages, to be volatile...

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