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Christopher Westley

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Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Christopher Westley a professor of economics in the College of Commerce and Business Administration at Jacksonville State University and an associated scholar at the Mises Institute.

An Austrian Economist Reports From a Mainstream Economics Conference

Mises DailyOctober 16, 2014
Christopher Westley reports from this year's National Association of Business Economists Convention. He finds that the mainstream's intellectual blinders are firmly in place, and that the “fatal conceit” Friedrich Hayek wrote about in 1988 is alive and well in 2014...

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When Steelers Steal

Mises DailyJuly 3, 2014
In a free economy, firms threatened with competition often respond by searching for ways to increase efficiencies and improving on economies of scale and scope.

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How Carl Menger Put Consumers at the Center of Economic Science

JournalsSeptember 7, 2014
The economics profession acknowledges Menger’s place due to his contribution to the Marginalist Revolution in the 1870s, it otherwise ignores him because his theoretical framework does not lend itself to policy prescriptions...

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Book Review: The Church and the Market: A Catholic Defense of the Free Economy by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

When studying the origins of the Austrian School, one is often struck by the influence played by Catholic thinkers and culture during the centuries leading up to the publication of Menger’s Principles...

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Review of The Dinosaur Among Us: The World Bank and Its Path to Extinction by Jeffrey C. Hooke

Dinosaur reveals many relevant truths that do not appear in World Bank financial statements and press release while reviewing much of the relevant literature.

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