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Update on Toshio Murata, student of Mises in 1959-60

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Blog07/28/2014

Toshio Murata was a student of Mises in New York, and translated Human Action into Japanese. He is almost single-handedly responsible for creating an Austrian/Misesian movement in Japan. Marc Abela of Mises Japan sends us this update, along with some...

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Video: Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992) Remembered

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Blog05/08/2014

Peter Klein discusses the contributions of economist F. A. Hayek, born on this day in 1899.

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Bernanke Should Read Mises, says IBD

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Blog05/01/2008

This is a wonderful article in the Investors Business Daily: He Made Free Markets Invaluable. The author is Paul Whitfield, and, unusually in the world of journalism, he put a ton of work into this. He...

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Barron's on The Last Knight

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Blog12/17/2007

From Gene Epstein in Barron's:

LUDWIG VON MISES (pronounced "meezis") had an unusually active existence for a person who mainly led a life of the mind....

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The Mises We Haven't Known

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Blog12/03/2007

Guido Hülsmann shows us in this monumental biography that a common view of Mises is mistaken. As even Macaulay's schoolboy knows, the American economics profession, dominated by Keynesianism, shunted Mises aside when he came to America. He was viewed as a relic, preaching an extremist view...

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Last Knight Live Blog 16

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Blog11/28/2007

If you remember, the two previous entries were about the problem of economic organization under capitalism and why this system of economic organization makes an integrated and comprehensive theoretical understanding of which a particularly distinctive task. A capitalist, division-of-...

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LVMI on Wikipedia

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Blog10/26/2007

I am quite impressed with the article on the Mises Institute on Wikipedia. It has come into its own in recent months and does a great job of detailing the extent of the work done at 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, AL. I also...

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