Mises University Schedule, Accommodations, Airport & Required Reading
Listed below is information on accommodations, shuttle between airports and Auburn, and links to the readings that all students must complete before attending Mises University. Masks are not required, but please respect distancing from faculty and other students. If you wish to wear a mask, please bring one, as well as individual hand sanitizer. Students who exhibit signs of illness will be asked to leave the conference.
The 2021 preliminary schedule will be posted on this page in mid-June. The format will be similar to Mises U 2019 schedule which is here.
All materials are available on Mises.org free of charge, and most readings are available in multiple formats (e.g., PDF, ePub, HTML, audio).
Anatomy of the State by Murray N. Rothbard
The Philosophical Origins of Austrian Economics by David Gordon
Praxeology and Understanding by George A. Selgin
Profit and Loss by Ludwig von Mises
I, Pencil by Leonard Read
What Has Government Done to Our Money? by Murray N. Rothbard, pp. 1-87
From The Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays, edited by Richard M. Ebeling:
- “Introduction: The Austrian Theory in Perspective” by Roger W. Garrison, pp. 7-35
- “Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure” by Murray N. Rothbard, pp. 65-91
- “Can We Still Avoid Inflation?” Friedrich A. Hayek, pp. 93-120
From Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt:
- “The Lesson,” pp. 3-7
- “The Broken Window,” pp. 11-16
From Economic Freedom and Interventionism by Ludwig von Mises
From An Introduction to Austrian Economics by Thomas C. Taylor:
From Planning for Freedom by Ludwig von Mises:
“The Meaning of Competition” by F. A. Hayek
Mündliche Prüfung is an optional exam for students who would like to have their knowledge tested at the end of the conference. The exam is open only to students. Preliminary written testing on Thursday determines who is qualified to take the final exam on Saturday. Questions consist of general knowledge learned from required readings and plenary lectures. Results of the preliminary testing will be posted on the bulletin board in the outdoor dining area by Friday morning. If you pass the preliminary exam, then you will email to [email protected] by Friday at 4:00 p.m. a list of classes you attended or will attend this week (not including plenary sessions). On Saturday, a faculty jury will engage each of the preliminary passing examinees in a 10-minute question-and-answer session based on the readings and the lectures each has attended. At graduation, those who pass the oral
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