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Lectures and presentations by Mises Institute faculty and staff, and lectures by guest scholars and experts.

    The De-Socialization of the Lithuanian Economy

    The De-Socialization of the Lithuanian Economy

    Vytas Žukauskas tells the story of Lithuania after the Soviet Union.

    A Small Revolution

    A Small Revolution

    Presented in Orlando, Florida, on 9 December 2017.

    Culture Wars and Secession

    Culture Wars and Secession

    Presented in Orlando, Florida, on 9 December 2017.

    Teaching "Tips": An Economic and Pedagogical Defense of Gratuities

    Teaching "Tips": An Economic and Pedagogical Defense of Gratuities

    Using the long-standing cultural practice of tipping, Gill explores a variety of important economic concepts.

    The Skyscraper Curse

    The Skyscraper Curse

    Thirteen powerpoint slides lead you through Dr. Thornton's presentation. There exist strong correlations between either the announcement or the completion of the world's tallest building and GDP, but it is not held that you can accurately forecast a recession or financial panic by this measurement. Thornton suggests the common cause is artificially low interest rates.

    Ending the War on Drugs

    Ending the War on Drugs

    Legalizing recreational marijuana has begun. Marijuana for medical use is already legalized in twenty states. Marijuana is not a gateway drug as it has been viewed for almost one hundred years. Begin to be more afraid of government and current legal drugs, like prescriptions.  Legal free markets in drugs would be incredibly beneficial. Here are ten ways to imagine such a free market.

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