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Austrian Economics

The College Bubble and the Austrian Business Cycle Anything Peaceful
The College Bubble and the Austrian Business Cycle

Government is fueling a student debt bubble and distorting human capital.

We're Still Haunted by the Labor Theory of Value The Freeman
We're Still Haunted by the Labor Theory of Value

The Marxist critique of capitalism depends on a defunct understanding of economics.

Leonard Read: The Spiritual Economist The Freeman
The Birth of Leonard Read’s “I, Pencil”

Just how did Leonard Read come to write his essay? And what lies behind it?

Hillary Clinton's Ideological Vortex of Power and Planning Anything Peaceful
Hillary Clinton's Ideological Vortex of Power and Planning

Hillary’s campaign seems designed to prove that F.A. Hayek was a prophet.

Marxism Unmasked: From Delusion to Destruction Books
Marxism Unmasked: From Delusion to Destruction

The lectures by Ludwig von Mises contained in Marxism Unmasked were delivered at the San Francisco Public Library, June 23–July 3, 1952, under the sponsorship of The Freeman magazine. They were taken down, word for word, in shorthand and transcribed by Mrs. Bettina Bien Greaves.

2015 Carl Menger Essay Contest Winners Anything Peaceful
2015 Carl Menger Essay Contest Winners
Four excellent submissions have been honored by the judges of the Carl Menger Essay Contest.
Those Who Shape Us, the Lives We Touch The Freeman
Those Who Shape Us, the Lives We Touch

Earlier this month, my 67-year-old sister, Ginger, died peacefully after a long illness. Her human action changed my life.

Behavioral Econ and Imperfection: A Bad Case for Government Control Anything Peaceful
Behavioral Econ and Imperfection: A Bad Case for Government Control

It's true that people aren't as perfectly rational as models assume — but that doesn't inherently justify state intervention.

FEE and the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism Kick Off Seminar Season Anything Peaceful
FEE and the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism Kick Off Seminar Season
Dozens of students from around the world learned why capitalism is the optimal system for individual and social flourishing.
Carl Menger and the Austrian School of Economics Articles
Carl Menger and the Austrian School of Economics
 The work of Carl Menger and his friends has become the foundation of the entire modern science of economics.
On Writing (Liberty) Well: William Zinsser on F.A. Hayek Anything Peaceful
On Writing (Liberty) Well: William Zinsser on F.A. Hayek
We think of Hayek as a great economist, philosopher of liberty, and scholar of classical liberalism, but his greatest impact was as a writer. 
Ask a Professor: Disciplines vs. Ideology Anything Peaceful
Ask a Professor: Disciplines vs. Ideology

Higher education should be about challenging your beliefs and mastering an area (and a means) of study.

The Other Half of the Inflation Story The Freeman
The Other Half of the Inflation Story
Credit expansion is like someone making too many of some puzzle pieces and too few of others, and then trying to force them all together.
Mises: The Original Freakonomist Anything Peaceful
Mises: The Original Freakonomist
Economics is not confined to the "commercial" side of life;  it is the science of every kind of human action.
Is the "Austrian School" a Lie? Anything Peaceful
Is the "Austrian School" a Lie?
Are "Austrian" economists really part of the tradition of Menger and Mises?
An Austrian Economist in France Speaks Out The Freeman
An Austrian Economist in France Speaks Out
Most people in France believe market deficiencies cause crises like those of 2008. But people like Pascal Salin are providing an antidote in Austrian business cycle theory.
Competition in the Marketplace of Libertarian Ideas The Freeman
Competition in the Marketplace of Libertarian Ideas
There is no better example of voluntary, peaceful cooperation than what I saw at ISFLC.
Down and Out in the Middle-Class Economy The Freeman
Down and Out in the Middle-Class Economy
The president’s claims notwithstanding, we are living in the worst period in the 50 years of our federally managed economy. 
Ronald Reagan's Free-Market Mentors The Freeman
Ronald Reagan's Free-Market Mentors
Have you ever gone back and revisited or recalled the books or mentors who shaped your political or philosophical thinking?
3 Myths about “Tax Reform” The Freeman
3 Myths about “Tax Reform”
Liberals and conservatives alike fall for the three biggest taxation myths.
The Crowding-Out Tipping Point The Freeman
The Crowding-Out Tipping Point
Bigger government means slower economic growth. Has the United States reached the tipping point for economic decline?
Hasta La Victoria Siempre The Freeman
Hasta La Victoria Siempre
Cuba is still waiting for victory. Recent events prompt reflections from a professor who has seen it all firsthand, and maybe even met folks who will see the country to better times.
Denationalization of Money Books
Denationalization of Money

What we now need is a free-money movement comparable to the free trade movement of the nineteenth century.

5 Economic Myths That Just Won’t Die The Freeman
5 Economic Myths That Just Won’t Die

 False economic narratives continue to circulate. It's time they were put down.

Economics in One Lesson (full text) Books
Economics in One Lesson (full text)

"No other modern book from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time." ~ F.A. Hayek

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