Richard M. Ebeling
Dr Richard M. Ebeling, b. 1950. Professor of Economics at Northwood University, former President of The Foundation for Economic Education(2003 -2008)(). Prior to his appointment at FEE, he was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. , and has also contributed articles to the Ludwig von Mises Institute.
He has served as vice president of academic affairs for The Future of Freedom Foundation. One of the world's leading authorities in Austrian School economics he is the author of Austrian Economics and the Political Economy of Freedom and the forthcoming Monetary Central Planning and the State and Ludwig von Mises: An Intellectual Biography. He has also edited the lost papers of Ludwig von Mises in three volumes as Selected Writings of Ludwig von Mises, and as well as three other volumes of previously unpublished lectures by Von Mises: Money, Inflation, and the Market Order, Marxism Unmasked: From Delusion to Destruction, and The Free Market and Its Enemies. He is also the editor of 21 other volumes, including Economic Theories and Controversies, Liberty, Security and the War on Terrorism, Free Markets or Bureaucracy?: Economic Problem-Solving in the 21st Century, Globalization: Will Freedom or World Government Dominate the International Marketplace?. He is also the author of nearly 500 scholarly papers, articles and book reviews, appearing both in books and in such journals as The Freeman, Freedom Daily, La Prensa, The European Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Austrian Economics Newsletter, Human Events, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Imprimis, Liberty, The International Journal of World Peace, The Free Market, World Capitalism Review, Market Process, Critical Review, Humane Studies Review, Policy Report, Libertarian Forum, and Libertarian Review. He has lectured extensively throughout the world and consulted with the government of Lithuania and with members of the Russian Parliament in Moscow on free market reform and privatization of the socialist economy. He was in Moscow in August 1991 during the failed coup-attempt and was at the barricades with the defenders of freedom at the Russian Parliament. With his wife Dr. Anna Ebeling he uncovered the "lost papers" Ludwig von Mises, looted by the Nazis, captured by the Soviet Army at the end of the Second World War, and hidden in a secret archive in Moscow. Dr. Ebeling is this year's recipient of the Libertarian Alliance/Libertarian International Liberty Lifetime Award for Liberty in Theory. Some of his writings can be found at: