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Gene Callahan

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Gene Callahan is an adjunct scholar with the Ludwig von Mises Institute and author of Economics for Real People. See his website. Send him mail.

Does Austrian Business Cycle Theory Help Explain the Dot-Com Boom and Bust?

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Austrian business cycle theory (ABCT), we contend, is essential to understanding the recent boom and bust cycle in the American (and, to a great extent, the global) economy.

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Is There a Distinct and Valid Libertarian Form of Historical Understanding?

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It is a common belief that every historian, in trying to describe any episode from the human past, cannot help but color his narrative with the hues of his own political stances, his positions concerning political economy, his visions of a just society, his religious beliefs, and other such...

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Let’s Stay Together: On Direct Exchange and the Social Order

Mises DailyMay 27, 2009
In a market economy, whether it is domestic or international in scope, everyone's standard of living can rise at once...

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Does IQ Determine the Wealth of Nations?

Mises DailyAugust 20, 2007
Whether or not some nations truly suffer from an ineradicable intelligence deficit, their best path to follow is the one of freedom.

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As Time Goes By: The Factor of Time in Human Action

Mises DailyMarch 23, 2007
Saving in the interest of infinitely postponed consumption is not saving at all — it is pure loss...

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