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Home Study Course in Austrian Economics
Prepared by Professor Robert Murphy

This course provides an in-depth overview of the modern Austrian School, its theory, approach to history, and policy implications. The coursework is divided into 52 lessons to cover 52 weeks, a complete year of study that can be pursued at home (enrollment in the classroom forum requires separate tuition). With the Home Study Course, you can stick to the schedule or go at your own pace. Purchase now.

The year-long course is designed by Professor Robert Murphy (PhD, NYU) who teaches economics at Hillsdale College. Each week covers one topic discussed in an hour-long lecture and related readings. It includes study questions to guide your learning and research. The audio lectures were selected from among hundreds of hours of lectures so that you are given access to the best of the best, with lectures by great Austrian economists ranging over 30 years. In other words, it gives you what no live classroom can, which is the opportunity to study with a huge faculty of specialists and their speeches over a long span of time.

The lessons are divided into these general areas: The Core of Austrian Theory, Ethical Foundations, Applied Economic Topics, Government Distortions, Economic History, Alternative Schools of Thought, and Perspectives on the Past and Future. Within each are the 52 lectures, tied to readings from the Austrian literature.

The boxed set arrives with a Study Guide, 16 books, a Supplemental Readings packet, and 52 hours of audio lectures. Everything is included. You do not need internet access to undertake and complete the course. The full price for the set is $350. It includes:

  1. Home Study CD, with 52 hours of lectures (format: MP3 on CD) from Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Walter Block, Joseph Salerno, Thomas DiLorenzo, Thomas Woods, Jörg Guido Hülsmann, George Reisman, Ralph Raico, Robert Higgs, Roger Garrison, Peter Klein, Jeffrey Herbener, Mark Thornton, Lew Rockwell, David Gordon, Richard Vedder, Richard Ebeling, David Osterfeld, and Robert Murphy. In addition, there are classic lectures by Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard, and Robert LeFevre
  2. Complete 52-week Study Guide with study questions
  3. Supplemental Readings packet
  4. The following complete books:
    1. 15 Great Austrian Economists, Randall Holcombe
    2. Against Leviathan, Robert Higgs
    3. An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, David Gordon
    4. Introduction to Austrian Economics, Thomas Taylor
    5. Antitrust: The Case for Repeal, D.T. Armentano
    6. Austrian Theory of the Trade Cycle and Other Essays, by Mises et al.
    7. Chaos Theory, Robert Murphy
    8. Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth, Ludwig von Mises
    9. Economic Science and the Austrian Method, Hans-Hermann Hoppe
    10. Economics for Real People, Gene Callahan
    11. Economics in One Lesson, Henry Hazlitt
    12. Economics of Liberty, ed. Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
    13. Education: Free and Compulsory, Murray Rothbard
    14. Theory and History, Ludwig von Mises
    15. Two Essays by Ludwig von Mises, Ludwig von Mises
    16. What Has Government Done to Our Money?, Murray Rothbard

There is no better way to study Austrian economics than from this organized curriculum, many years in preparation. It will train you to think through all economic problems. Whether you are preparing for college, graduate school, professional life, or just want to sharpen your economic and political world view, this is the ideal program. Order the Home Study Course now.

(Items in the course are part of a package, and there is no discount for excluded items; only the books are sold separately)

Learn Austrian economics from the masters. Gain confidence in your ability to think like an Austrian economist. Start your studies today!

Online Admissions to the Home Study Course in Austrian Economics
Tutored by Professor Robert Murphy

Whether you are looking to start a degree, finish a degree, or continue your education, enrollment in the Mises Classroom fits your intellectual demands and schedule. This program enrolls in the Home Study Course in a real-time classroom environment directed by Professor Robert Murphy. He is one of the most prolific writers and brilliant young teachers in Austrian economics today. He received his PhD from New York University, is author of Chaos Theory, taught at Hillsdale College, and currently teaches at the Mises University and works at Laffer and Associates.

He is directing the course at the forum of the Mises Classroom, a wonderful technology that permits the closest possible intellectual interaction. Enrollment gets you:

  • access to most Home Study Course materials;
  • directed readers deeper within the Austrian literature;
  • online direct professor/student mentoring;
  • a classroom environment where you can submit writings, ask questions of the professor, receive additional guidance and clarification, and interact with current and past students in the Mises Classroom;
  • opportunities to engage the professor and/or other students on any topic as it relates to extended readings and related contemporary issues;
  • a chat room that makes possible live interaction on a schedule basis; and opportunities for seminar-style Q&A, possibly including guest faculty.

You can begin your study anytime and go at your own pace. The professor will be there to guide you through on a continuing basis, and assist your studies.

Go to the Classroom and sign up.


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  • Austrian Economics in American Colleges and Universities. The Austrian presence in academia is growing in the US and abroad. The faculty list of the Mises Institute gives some indication of the wide variety of institutions where Austrians are teaching and working, not only in economics departments but also in history, philosophy, and even the humanities.
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