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Central Banks are Not Innocent Bystanders

The Economist recently opined that interest rates don't affect investment. This claim is based on an empirical study that contradicts what we already know: that lower prices lead to more demand. In the end, the problem lies with the researches who fail to account for the behavior of central bankers.


Middle-of-the-Road Policy: Lessons from Argentina and Venezuela

Ludwig von Mises held that middle-of-the-road policy in economic interventionism eventually leads to widespread socialism.


Mises Economics Blog

Ryan McMaken: The October Issue ofThe Free Market Is Online!
In case you missed it, be sure and check out the October issue of The Free Market, now online at Mises.org. October's issue features a short adaptation of Jörg Guido Hülsmann's important lecture on The Cultural Conseque ... More »

Jeff Deist: Murray Rothbard on Lao-Tzu as the "First Libertarian"
Jeff Thomas at the International Man has an interesting take on Murray Rothbard's admiration for Lao-Tzu. The founder of Taoism had little good to say about the philosopher-bureaucrats of his time. Those in power are meddlesome … The gr ... More »

Mark Thornton: True Money Supply Decelerates
Michael Pullaro over at Forbes.com warns that the Austrian measure of the money supply is exhibiting a deceleration in its growth rate indicating potential trouble ahead in bubble related economic activity. Joseph Salerno on the True Austrian Mon ... More »

Mark Thornton: “Welcome to Christie’s”
Con Temporary Art Auction Record--Sheep line up to be fleeced Inflation revealed its ugly head again in New York City--where the money is. Christie's set another record contemporary art auction record of $852.9 million exceeding both the hi ... More »

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Place of Economics in Learning, The

We’ve put into print a single chapter from Human Action, “The Place of Economics in Learning.” We picked it because it provides an excellent overview of the Misesian worldview concerning economics... More »

From Aristocracy to Monarchy to Democracy: A Tale of Moral and Economic Folly and Decay

In this tour de force essay, Hans-Hermann Hoppe turns the standard account of historical governmental progress on its head. While the state is an evil in all its forms, monarchy is, in many ways, far ... More »

The Law

How is it that the law enforcer itself does not have to keep the law? How is it that the law permits the state to lawfully engage in actions which, if undertaken by individuals, would land them in j... More »

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