This resource page accompanies my video “Why Ron Paul Admires Ludwig von Mises”:
For a quick and absorbing summary of the life of Mises, see Murray N. Rothbard, Ludwig von Mises: Scholar, Creator, Hero.
For an even quicker treatment, see “The Brilliance and Bravery of Ludwig von Mises,” by Danny Sanchez.
On the socialist calculation problem, read Mises’ classic essay online.
Here’s Professor Joseph Salerno explaining Mises’ argument about economic calculation under socialism:
For a quick overview of Mises’ theory of the business cycle, check out this video, which is an excerpt someone took from a lengthier speech by a somewhat fatter Tom Woods:
For a more detailed presentation, check out the business cycle resources on our Learn Austrian Economics page.
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