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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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Positivismo y Conductismo

Para el positivista, un hombre es una máquina como un automóvil, y el positivista niega a sus semejantes la facultad de...

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It's OK To Buy Your Pet a Halloween Costume (and Other Luxuries)

Money spent on "luxuries" goes to support ordinary people who use profits from luxury goods to make a living and...

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Patrick Newman: Rothbard in the 21st Century

Patrick Newman on what Murray Rothbard can still teach us today.

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노조가 아닌 시장이 휴식 있는 삶을 주었다

근로시간의 단축은 전적으로 자본주의에 의해 창출된 것이다. 자본 투자가 노동의 한계생산성을 장기간에 걸쳐 끌어올리자, 동일한 양의 산출물을 생산하기 위해 필요한 노동의 양이 감소했다.

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Capitalism Makes Us More Humane

Why is it that starving Venezuelans are eating dogs while Americans are rescuing dogs from hurricanes?

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Yes, Inequality Is a Problem — When Caused by the Government

Some inequality arises naturally from freedom of choice. Some comes from government meddling. One is good and the other...

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