Austrian Institute of Economics and Social Philosophy

The environment, free markets and Catholic social teaching

The more natural resources are in private hands and do not belong to the state, the more environmentally friendly they are used.
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Capitalism is Good for the Poor – and for the Environment

The wealth-creating dynamic of capitalism remains widely misunderstood. Few know that it is also the solution to our environmental problems.
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Commodity Speculation: Does it Harm the Poor?

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The Labor of Capital: How Wealth is Created

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Austrian Observer

Highlights from the Web

The media makes is look like Trump is proposing lots of spending cuts. That would be great news … if it was true. In fact, the debt is increasing.11. February 2020
Many intellectuals are offended by the idea of capitalism. Rainer Zitelmann explains, why they feel more in tune with an artificially planned economic order.30. January 2020
The developments in China over the past four decades demonstrate: "The rich don't get rich at the expense of the poor." By Rainer Zittelmann in Forbes.21. January 2020

Erhard's insight that a market economy generates a fair real wage seems to have become increasingly overruled in the European Monetary Union, writes Gunther Schnabl in the Cato Journal.

15. January 2020
Chile's Economic Model Is a Success Story in Crisis-Prone South America. The root causes of Chile’s ongoing protests are still being hotly debated. 12. December 2019
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The Austrian Institute is dedicated to the dissemination of the principles of classical liberalism in the tradition of the Austrian School of Economics, as well as other consistently market-oriented and freedom-based approaches.

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