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Carrying My Ashes to the Mountain

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Austrian School of Economics: Revisionist History and Contemporary Theory, Joseph Salerno
June 6-10, 2005
Mises Institute, Auburn, Alabama

Joseph Salerno , professor of economics at Pace University, is a leading figure in today’s growing Austrian School. He has been a pioneer in many fields, including monetary theory, comparative systems, the history of thought, and the economics of war. After the death of Murray N. Rothbard in 1995, Salerno assumed the editorship of the Review of Austrian Economics, together with Hans-Hermann Hoppe and Walter Block. He is now editor of its successor and current flagship scholarly journal, The QuarterlyJournal of Austrian Economics.

Download a poster of the event.

The seminar will consist of two primary lectures per day for five days, June 6-June 10, 2005, and discussion time with the professor.

Lecture Topics:

  1. Forerunners of the Austrian School:  The French Liberal School
  2. The Origin and Decline of the Austrian School: Menger, Böhm-Bawerk, and Wieser
  3. The Revival of the Austrian School: Mises and Rothbard
  4. The Theory of Monopoly Price: From Menger to Rothbard
  5. Modern Monetary Theory: The Austrian Contribution
  6. Keynes and the “New Economics” of Fascism
  7. Chicago School: Libertarian or Jacobin?
  8. The Debate on the Socialist Calculation Debate
  9. Money and Gold in the 1920s and 1930s: Defending the Rothbardian Position
  10. The Gold Standard in Theory and Myth

The Seminar is open to full-time students, faculty, and current Members of the Mises Institute (Click HERE to join). Registration is $125 for Mises Institute Members and faculty, including daily boxed lunches and refreshment breaks, and the use of Mises Institute research libraries and computers. You may register online . Dormitory rooms are available for $35 per person per night double-occupancy or $45 per night single-occupancy. For other Auburn accommodations, go here. For Atlanta-Auburn airport shuttles, see  Express85.

Students may apply for tuition scholarships by submitting the  online application form  along with a copy of student ID.  To apply for a dormitory accommodations scholarship, students should also include at least one letter of academic recommendation and an informal transcript copy.  This information can be mailed to Salerno Scholarship Committee, Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36832, or faxed to 734-448-8148, or emailed to

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