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The Savings and Loan Debacle Twenty-Five Years Later: A Misesian Re-Examination and Final Closing of the Book

Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and Banking

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
August 9, 2014 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing into law of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of 1989 by U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush. FIRREA was enacted to clean up the savings and loan (S&L) financial debacle of the 1980s...
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Error, Equilibrium, and Equilibration in Austrian Price Theory

PricesValue and Exchange

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Theorists of the Austrian School have long maintained that every realized price is market-clearing, in sharp contrast to the adherents of the neoclassical mainstream, who view realized prices as constituting a state of disequilibrium with a mismatch between demand and supply. The heart of these...
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Review of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, by John C. Goodman

Health

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis , “libertarian” economist John C. Goodman has written one of the most misperceived books in recent memory...
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Jean–Baptiste Say: Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist, by Evert Schoorl

History of the Austrian School of Economics

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This present volume is a full–length biography of Say, and presents a detailed account of the life and intellectual development of the founder of the French Liberal School...
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Review of Defending the Undefendable II: Freedom in All Realms, by Walter E. Block

Political Theory

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Walter Block is at his finest when he subjects the most loathsome jobs and nastiest behaviors to logical libertarian scrutiny. Block’s Defending the Undefendable has needled and irritated an entire generation of readers...
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IHS and the Rebirth of Austrian Economics: Some Reflections on 1974–1976

EducationMedia and CulturePolitical Theory

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Starting in 1974, the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS), based at that time in Menlo Park, California, began an ambitious plan to resurrect the then near to dead Austrian school of thought in economics.
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The Economic Consequences of Loan Maturity Mismatching in the Unhampered Economy

Financial Markets

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Some economists of the Austrian School contend that business cycles are created when banks use the proceeds of short–term time deposits to create longer-term loans...
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Rothbard's Time Market and the Demand for Present Goods

Production Theory

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper defends the Rothbardian theory which states that the proportion of consumption spending relative to investment spending is systematically related to the interest rate through time preference in society,
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Not Enough Bricks: Monetary Misperceptions and the UK Housing Boom

Booms and BustsGlobal Economy

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article analyzes the housing boom witnessed in the UK economy from 1994–2007 in light of the Austrian theory of the business cycle (ABC). Ludwig von Mises’s parable of the “bricks” is utilized to provide empirical...
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Misesian Insights for Modern Macroeconomics

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Ludwig von Mises Memorial Lecture from the 2014 Austrian Economics Research Conference presented by J. Huston McCulloch. Ludwig von Mises’s writings contain many insights that are very relevant for mainstream macroeconomics...
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