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The Mises Institute exists to promote teaching and research in the Austrian school of economics, and individual freedom, honest history, and international peace, in the tradition of Ludwig von Mises and Murray N. Rothbard. These great thinkers developed praxeology, a deductive science of human ... more

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Boom To Bust: How Inflation Turns Into Deflation
Inflation is not a general rise in prices as such, but an increase in the supply of money which then sets in motion a general increase in the prices of goods and services in terms of money.
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Why Fungibility Is Important In Understanding Money And Crypto
As the decentralized revolution gains momentum and cryptocurrency adoption reaches new heights, concerns pertaining to the quality of money are too often ignored.
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We Cannot Build An Economy On Lies
There is plenty of evidence to demonstrate that government housing policies, combined with the policies of the Federal Reserve System, helped drive the infamous housing and stock booms.
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Washington's Bipartisan Fiscal Folly
Chronic federal deficit spending—practiced by both Republicans and Democrats—steering our country into a fiscal abyss.
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The Fed Embraces Its Inner Zimbabwean
The US central bank now has a climate change mandate, in addition to full employment. The soundness of the currency used to be top of mind for central bankers, but that horse left the Eccles Building long ago.
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Monetary Pumping And Idle Resources
Loose monetary policy, a solution recommended by many experts to prevent the emergence of idle resources, will only appear to be “working” as long as the pool of real savings is expanding.
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To garner support for their cause, activists often present climate change as an existential risk. We are repeatedly told that there is incontrovertible evidence that humans are the main cause of climate change and that its effects are cataclysmic.
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