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The Fed Is Confused about What Drives Inflation

Blog10/16/2017
It is not the symptoms of a disease but rather the disease itself that causes the physical damage. The same is true of inflation.

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Murray Rothbard and the Deflation Bogey

Booms and BustsThe FedFinancial MarketsMonetary Theory

10/14/2017Mises Daily Articles
Contra the "experts," the economy really needs a strong bout of deflation to eradicate malinvestments and to permit the economy to have a real recovery.

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Mises Killed Homo Economicus Long before Thaler

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/14/2017
Long ago, Ludwig von Mises recognized that we aren’t all calculating businessmen.

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The Chinese Exclusion Act Was An Assault on Private Property

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog10/14/2017
Many private employers were contracting with Chinese workers to move to California and work. And then Congress outlawed the contracts.

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Joe Salerno on Rothbard as the Heir to Mises

BiographiesStrategyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

10/13/2017Audio/Video
Dr. Joseph Salerno makes the case for Murray Rothbard as the preeminent modern Austrian economist.

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How Socialism Ruined Venezuela

PovertySocialism

10/13/2017The Austrian
When Venezuela finally embraced democracy, it began to kill economic freedom.

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Subsidies In One Place Don't Justify Tariffs in Another

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog10/13/2017
Imposing tariffs against subsidized foreign goods only swaps one bad government policy with another.

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Coming of Age With Murray

BiographiesStrategy

10/13/2017Audio/Video
The keynote address presented at the Mises Institute's 35th Anniversary Celebration in New York City.

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Literature and the "Class War"

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

10/12/2017Mises Daily Articles
The greatest danger of so-called Marxian criticism is that the critics who make a fetish or a cult of it will in time become infinitely boring.

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How Trump Bailed Out Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve — For Now

10/12/2017FedWatch
The biggest winner of the Trump presidency is also the most surprising: Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

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