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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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The "State Of Nature" Is A State Of Poverty
The fact that not all human wants can be satisfied is not due to inappropriate social institutions or to deficiencies of the system of the market economy. It is a natural condition of human life.
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Central Banks Are Messing With Your Head
In an unhampered market, the market interest rate reflects peoples’ time preference. Nowadays, however, the market interest rate is no longer determined in an unhampered market. It is dictated by the central bank.
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Deflation Fears Drive Developing Countries To Even Lower Interest Rates
With central banks around the world currently signaling a likely softening of their previous plans for rate hikes, it may well be that we have begun entering into the final stages of this familiar cycle once again.
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How Asset Inflation Will End - This Time
Life after death for asset inflation: this is what happens when “speculative fever” remains high even after monetary inflation has paused.
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A Modest Proposal For The Fed
Quantitative easing, the program of asset buying initiated by the US Federal Reserve Bank in 2008, represents the most profound monetary experiment in the history of the world.
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Why The Boom-Bust Cycle Keeps Repeating
In a free, unhampered market, we could envisage that the economy would be subject to various shocks but it is difficult to envisage a phenomenon of recurrent boom-bust cycles.
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