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Public Debt: An Illusion of Democratic Political Economy

Calculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism

01/29/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Is public debt really an illusion of democratic political economy, or is it something else entirely?

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Response to a Review of Money, Banking, and the Business Cycle

Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

01/29/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
I discuss the effect of changes in interest rates versus changes in the rate of profits, and criticisms of Objectivist philosophy, and other criticisms.

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Labor Market Effects in the Austrian Business Cycle Theory

Business CyclesMonetary Theory

01/29/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
An open question in the Austrian business cycle theory is how labor markets across the structure of production react to broader changes in the economy.

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Subjective Expectations and the Process of Equilibration: The Views of Lachmann


01/29/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Lachmann claimed expectations are subjective and coupled with the change of market data, greatly undermines any process of equilibration.

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The Child Labor Amendment Debate of the 1920's

Financial MarketsLegal SystemU.S. History

01/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The failed attempt to pass an anti-child-labor amendment in the 1920s offers some fascinating insights into the Progressive ideology of the time.


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The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

01/10/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Melman was associated with the left, but his analysis of the warfare state is very libertarian and deserves wider dissemination.


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The Great Depression Tax Revolts Revisited

Booms and BustsU.S. HistoryBusiness Cycles

01/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Beito did a great service for the scholarship of liberty and American history with his rediscovery of the Great Depression-era tax resistance movement.


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The Euro Might Destroy Europe

Global Economy

01/08/2018The Austrian
For Stiglitz, the principal enemies are the “market fundamentalists,” but he has odd views about what support for the free market entails.

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The Fed's Confidence Game

The Fed

01/06/2018The Austrian
Does the Fed have a plan, or is it just hoping to weather the next crisis?

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Required Reading: Rothbard Graduate Seminar 2018

Austrian Economics Overview

12/19/2017Academic Resources
Listed here are the readings that students must complete before attending RGS 2018. All materials are available on free of charge. Also listed are housing and travel information, and a preliminary schedule will be posted soon.

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