Ludwig von Mises

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Ludwig von Mises

A major economist and philosopher. He promoted individualism as the basis for social science. Based on this belief, he advocated laissez faire policies and opposed nearly all government interventions in the economy. He was a proponent of the gold standard in monetary policy. He had significant influence of the Austrian School. He lived from 1881 to 1973.
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It only acknowledges that the Misesian position goes too far.
He claims that this is more monetarist than Misesian (p.
Uncertainty, discovery, and human action: A study of the entrepreneurial profile in the Misesian system.
The Misesian concept of human action thus implies the open-ended framework within which all decisions made must necessarily partake of the speculative character essential to the notion of entrepreneurship.
However, Misesian praxeology and its value-free economics is not enough to establish a moral argument for a free society.
Hence, in the Misesian view, a temporary deviation from the natural rate of interest distorts the temporal structure of production by encouraging projects that are ultimately unsustainable.
The economic theory of bureaucracy: insights from the Niskanian model and the Misesian approach.
It is the mission of Mises Canada to advance the Misesian tradition of thought through the defence of the market economy, private property, and sound money.
The Misesian model of credit creation sees modern fractional-reserve banks as hybrid institutions.
Mueller recognizes that the Misesian position on human welfare threatens his own, and he attempts to address this.