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Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy—and What We Can Do About It by Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

01/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Money is an odd book. “Moderation” in the use of a bad measure is no virtue. If cyanide is poison, “drink in small doses” is not the appropriate response. Money falls exactly into this bad pattern...

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Review of The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance by Eswar S. Prasad

U.S. EconomyValue and Exchange

01/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Volume 17, No. 4 (Winter 2014) Eswar S. Prasad Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014, 432 pages The great mystery of international finance is how the U.S. dollar has managed to retain its dominance. This is a currency, after all, that has lost about 83 percent of its purchasing power since...
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The Natural Rate of Interest Rule

The FedMoney and BanksBusiness Cycles

01/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article reviews the Fed’s performance with particular emphasis on its contribution to the 2008 crisis and then suggests an alternative policy which, had it been in place would have dampened the most recent boom and bust...

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Was the American Revolution Radical?

U.S. History

12/18/2014Articles of Interest
[Chapter 80, "Was the American Revolution Radical?," from Murray N. Rothbard's Conceived in Liberty , vol. 4, The Revolutionary War, 1775–1784 .] Especially since the early 1950s, America has been concerned with opposing revolutions throughout the world; in the process, it has...

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A Summer Fellow Discusses Her Academic Future

12/16/2014The Free Market
This fall, we talked briefly with Audrey Redford, who was a Summer Fellow at the Mises Institute this year.

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The Fed: Reality Trumps Rhetoric

The FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

12/15/2014The Free Market
The Fed would have us believe that it has am impressive record of success in preventing recessions and improving the economy. The actual historical record suggests otherwise.

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Ngrams and the Austrian School

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/19/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Google Ngram Viewer is used to highlight some of the ideas, nomenclature, individuals, and events that have come to comprise the Austrian tradition. Key terms and literature are also examined primarily using the English corpus, with occasional examinations using German and French corpus as well...
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The Central Fallacy of Keynesian Economics

Calculation and KnowledgeFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

11/19/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Keynes’s theory of Aggregate Expenditures from the General Theory is examined and criticized. Keynes suggested numerous reasons why his marginal propensity to consume (MPC) might vary across individuals, over different time periods, and might be fundamentally heterogeneous in other respects,...
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Review of The Concept of Equilibrium in Different Economic Traditions: A Historical Investigation by Bert Tieben

History of the Austrian School of Economics

11/19/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In The Concept of Equilibrium in Different Economic Traditions , Bert Tieben offers a full-length, extensive study of the concept of equilibrium that chronicles its four-century evolution from the prehistory of classical economics to the heyday of neoclassical economics and contemporary heterodox...
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QJAE_17_3_Wang.pdf

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Review of Literature and Liberty: Essays in Libertarian Literary Criticism by Allen P. Mendenhall

Philosophy and Methodology

11/19/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
During the past forty years, nothing has been more popular in the American university than “interdisciplinary work.” Too often, however, the appropriate prefix for “disciplinary” has been “non” rather than “inter.” Doing something “...
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QJAE_17_3_Cox.pdf

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