Mises U Required Readings

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The Meaning of Competition

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

05/17/2019Audio/Video
Competition is a process of the formation of opinion: by spreading information, it creates that unity and coherence of the economic system which we presuppose when we think of it as one market.
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The Broken Window

Free MarketsInterventionism

05/17/2019Audio/Video
The broken-window fallacy, under a hundred disguises, is the most persistent in the history of economics.
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The Lesson

Free MarketsInterventionism

05/17/2019Audio/Video
The whole of economics can be reduced to a single lesson, and that lesson can be reduced to a single sentence.
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The Individual in Society

Free MarketsMedia and CultureAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

05/16/2019Audio/Video
Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom.
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The Elite Under Capitalism

Free MarketsAustrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

05/16/2019Audio/Video
In a free society there is no other means to avoid the evils resulting from one's fellows' bad judgment than to induce them to alter their ways of life voluntarily. Where there is freedom, this is the task incumbent upon the elite.
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What Has Government Done to Our Money?

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

12/08/2015Audio/Video
In this audio book, Rothbard shows precisely how banks create money out of thin air and how the central bank, backed by government power, allows them to get away with it.
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Anatomy of the State

Political Theory

06/20/2012Audio/Video
This short audio book gives a succinct account of Murray Rothbard's view of the state.
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I, Pencil

Free Markets

04/01/2009Audio/Video
The audio version of Leonard Read's classic essay. Narrated by Floy Lilley.
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Can We Still Avoid Inflation?

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionismMonetary Theory

07/18/2008Audio/Video
This audio essay, narrated by Gennady Stolyarov II, is found in The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays (pp. 93-110) edited by Richard M. Ebeling.
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Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure

Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness CyclesInterventionism

07/17/2008Audio/Video
Murray Rothbard was the master of reducing complicated theories to their very essence while retaining theoretical rigor, and this essay on Austrian business cycle theory is a case in point. Its continued relevance speaks to an aspect of the Austrian theory that other theories can't boast. It is a...
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