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  • How Third-Party Payers Drive Up Medical Costs

    30 September 2014, 10:56 am by: Willem G. Cornax

    The modern health insurance industry, a by-product of government regulation and tax policy, has led to a system in which the consumer of medical services doesn’t know the costs or final prices charged for services. Without a functioning system of price…
  • Patrick Barron: Currency Wars and the Death of the Euro

    25 September 2014, 9:16 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron discuss what's going on in the EU, how Germany in particular suffers from being yoked to the other Eurozone nations, and what the comeback of the Deutsche Mark might mean for Europe—and for America.
  • Drug Warriors Claim Colorado Going to Pot

    24 September 2014, 11:03 am by: Mark Thornton

    Drug warriors rely on bad and manipulated data to make the claim that respecting private property rights in Colorado is “terrible public policy,” writes Mark Thornton. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Austrians, Fractional Reserves, and the Money Multiplier

    24 September 2014, 11:03 am by: Robert Batemarco

    Austrian economists have been wrongly accused of many intellectual crimes when it comes to fractional reserve banking. Robert Batemarco adds some clarity to the debate. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • David Farrer: A Scottish Libertarian Deconstructs the Vote

    19 September 2014, 12:45 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and David Farrer deconstruct Thursday’s referendum vote from a libertarian perspective.
  • Some Trends Facing our Economy

    15 September 2014, 12:46 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Interviewed by Merlin Rothfeld and John O'Donnell, Mark Thornton discusses the seven mega-trends facing our economy and what it means looking forward. Dr. Thornton also talks about the great classes available at Mises.org which will further improve your…
  • The Unseen Costs of the Minimum Wage

    15 September 2014, 11:34 am by: Josh Grossman

    Supporters of minimum wage hikes claim they have little or no effect on employment, the law of demand makes it clear the effects of price controls are very real, writes Josh Grossman. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Dr. David Howden: Let Banks Fail! (Central and Otherwise)

    11 September 2014, 11:18 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and David Howden discuss the history of banking in America before 1913, the supposed justifications for the Federal Reserve Act, and why American economists all seem to be thrall to—and on the payroll of—the Fed. David also lays out the…
  • Is This the Libertarian Moment?

    11 September 2014, 1:28 pm by: Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

    Political consultants and mainstream reporters are fixated on electoral politics, as if no other form of societal change were conceivable, writes Lew Rockwell. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Blaming That Cold Weather Culprit

    11 September 2014, 1:27 pm by: Devin Leary-Hanebrink

    The Fed and it's friends blamed cold weather for much of the year's lackluster economic growth. But cold weather does not explain the economic slowdown because cold weather does not stop economic activity, it merely shifts it to other activities and products,…
  • A Lesson in Economic Analysis from the Minimum Wage Debate

    11 September 2014, 1:26 pm by: Kenneth A. Zahringer

    Supporters of government interventions like minimum wages. Careful analysis reveals another story, however, writes Kenneth Zahringer. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • The U.S. and World Economy

    5 September 2014, 5:37 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Interviewed by host Jack Thompson, Mark Thornton discusses some Austrian economics basics and analyzes today’s economy through the lens of Austrian Economics.
  • Currency Issues

    5 September 2014, 4:21 pm by: Mark Thornton

    Interviewed by host Chuck Morse, Mark Thornton discusses money, the role of the Federal Reserve, the gold standard, and he offers some suggestions for an improved monetary system.
  • You Can’t Run an Economy with Spreadsheets

    5 September 2014, 2:31 pm by: Nicolás Cachanosky

    An economy cannot be successfully planned with computers and technicians. Mises and Hayek proved this decades ago, writes Nicolás Cachanosky. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Police States and Private Markets

    5 September 2014, 2:30 pm by: Jeff Deist

    When it comes to your local police, there is no shopping around, there is no customer service, and there is no choice, writes Jeff Deist.…
  • Dr. Philipp Bagus: The Tragedy of the Euro

    4 September 2014, 7:29 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Philipp Bagus discuss not only the history and possible future of the Euro, but also the ECB under Draghi; the nationalist sentiments sweeping some European nations that want their own currency back; how the ECB has effectively monetized the…
  • Six Myths About Money and Inflation

    3 September 2014, 11:39 am by: Patrick Barron

    Politicians and the mainstream media have faith in the central banks to manipulate and manage the global economy. Unfortunately, things are not so easy, writes Patrick Barron. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Higher Ed Cronyism in Serbia: A Case Study

    3 September 2014, 11:38 am by: Predrag Rajšic

    If the payoff is high enough, universities are happy to award degrees based on political connections, writes Predrag Rajšic. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • The Intolerance Behind Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments of Progressivism

    29 August 2014, 4:36 pm by: William L. Anderson

    Elizabeth Warren outlines 11 Commandments of Progressivism and each requires coercion and politics to succeed, writes William Anderson. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • The Fed and the “Salvador Dali Effect”

    29 August 2014, 4:35 pm by: Dante Bayona

    The Fed and the Treasury are betting on the fact that the dollar will remain the world’s reserve currency forever, and that the US can inflate without consequences indefinitely. The international victims of the scheme, however, are looking for a way out,…
  • Andy Duncan: The Charade of Independence for UKIP and Scotland

    29 August 2014, 3:32 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Andy Duncan discuss the rise of UKIP in England, and whether it represents a real populist anti-state uprising or just rightist politics. Andy skewers the strutting political class in London, and the charade of voting Labour or Conservative…
  • The Importance of Literary Criticism from a Free-Market Perspective

    29 August 2014, 11:07 am by: Matt McCaffrey

    There’s a lot of exciting work being done in the field of literary studies, which isn’t usually known for its sound economics, writes Matt McCaffrey. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Carl Menger’s Revolution

    29 August 2014, 11:07 am by: Mateusz Machaj

    Menger, Walras and Jevons are credited with creating the marginal revolution in economics. Carl Menger's contribution to this revolution, however, should be regarded as something distinct, unique, and more rigorous, writes Mateusz Machaj.…
  • Austrian Capital Theory and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    27 August 2014, 12:29 pm by: Mark Tovey

    Austrian capital theory explains why creating a more technologically-advanced society is easier said than done, writes Mark Tovey. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Keith Hocker.
  • Pioneers in Free-Market Literary Criticism

    27 August 2014, 12:28 pm by: Jo Ann Cavallo

    Thanks to Henry Hazlitt, Paul Cantor and others, a body of work by free-market literary critics is now beginning to emerge, writes Jo Ann Cavallo. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
  • Tax Cuts Are Only for the Powerful

    27 August 2014, 12:26 pm by: Crosby Kemper III

    Politicians tell us that tax cuts aren't necessary for economic growth. But when a politically-powerful company offers to move to town and hire people, the politicians fall all over themselves to offer a tax cut. Ordinary business owners, meanwhile, get no…
  • US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

    25 August 2014, 11:06 am by: Ron Paul

    US sanctions against Russia are just the latest incentive for the world's economies to avoid dealing with the dollar, writes Ron Paul. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Don’t Assume What Is “Unseen” Doesn’t Exist

    25 August 2014, 11:04 am by: Gary Galles

    Economists often rely on the assumption of “other things equal.” The problem arises when politicians ignore the economy and unintended results, writes Gary Galles. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.
  • Marc Victor: Attorney For Freedom

    22 August 2014, 10:00 pm by: Jeff Deist

    Jeff Deist and Marc Victor discuss what's happening in Ferguson, our disappearing legal rights, and how having Butler Shaffer as a law professor radicalized him and shaped his libertarian views.…
  • The Business Cycle

    20 August 2014, 5:57 pm by: Mark Thornton

    In this interview, Mark Thornton contrasts the Austrian and Keynesian views of the business cycle, and also discusses the housing bailout, the Federal Reserve, inflation, and more.

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