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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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Thanks To Federal Megaspending, The Trade Deficit Has Only Gotten Worse
The chronic US trade deficit is a direct result of the dollar’s status as the world’s main reserve currency and unabated monetary and fiscal expansion.
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This Is What Could Trigger Big Growth In CPI Inflation
Many episodes of monetary inflation, some even long and virulent, do not feature a denouement in a sustained high CPI inflation over many years.
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Why Stimulus Does Not Stimulate
Congress is hard at work on a stimulus bill. Doubtless, their efforts will pay off. Does anyone stop to ask what it is about stimulus that stimulates?
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Is Guaranteed Basic Income The Solution To Robots Taking Our Jobs?
The idea of universal basic income (UBI) is near the peak of the hype cycle.
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Bitcoin's El Salvador Option
President Bukele’s embrace of bitcoin has led him to become somewhat of an icon overnight. Since most bitcoiners are supposedly in favor of liberty and free markets, this is puzzling.
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Why Keynes Was Wrong About Unemployment
Large-scale unemployment is another name for a surplus in the labor market. Equilibrium is a state which markets will naturally move toward as buyers and sellers look for mutually advantageous exchanges.
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Climate Change Policy Isn't Worth Its High Cost
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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Were the Chinese to take a turn toward hard-money policies, it is hard to see how the US could match a sound-money plan from China.

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