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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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Why Tariffs Won't Create Jobs Or Help The Auto Industry
Today U.S. car producers are confronted with external tariffs on imports of cars and car parts and other regulatory measures that push up their costs.
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China Was Desperate For A Trade Deal, But The G-20 Agreement Is A Mirage
This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary. It does not disguise the slowdown of major economies, which had nothing to do with trade wars and a lot to do with debt saturation.
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The Many Ways Governments Create Monopolies
University economists Jan De Loecker and Jan Eeckhout found monopolies behind nearly every economic problem.
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How Private Banks Create Bubbles — With The Help Of Central Banks
In a free unhampered market economy, there will be a harmonious and sustained change in the pattern of consumption with a rise in consumers’ real wealth. This harmony, however, tends to be disrupted whenever the central bank pumps money.
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5 Ways A Wealth Tax Is At Least As Bad As An Income Tax
There has been an increasing push for wealth taxes as of late. Supporters for new and larger wealth taxes contend that as the population ages, there won't be enough wage earners to fund the public purse.
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The Fed Has Become Increasingly Dependent On Easy-Money Policy
Fed interest rate changes do not and cannot solve any problems caused by the Fed’s meddling with interest rates in the first place.
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