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Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsGeorge F. Koether Free Market Writing Award

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Thomas DiLorenzo is professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and a member of the senior faculty of the Mises Institute. He is the author of The Real LincolnLincoln UnmaskedHow Capitalism Saved America; and Hamilton's Curse: How Jefferson’s Archenemy Betrayed the American Revolution — and What It Means for Americans Today

The Jeffersonian Secessionist Tradition

Mises DailyJuly 9, 2014
Thomas DiLorenzo explores the once-widespread belief, both North and South, that the American states were part of a voluntary union.

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Review of The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America, by David A. Stockman

Journals
The Great Transformation is a Human Action -sized treatise about how the Fed over the past several decades has generated economic instability in far more ways than even the Austrian business cycle

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A Note on the Machiavellian Origins of Central Banking in America

Journals
In The Mystery of Banking , Murray Rothbard explained how the origins of central banking in the US were rooted in a lobbying effort by Robert Morris and other “nationalists”...

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A Note on the Canard of "Asymmetric Information" As a Source of Market Failure

Journals
The notion that so-called asymmetric information is a source of market failure is deeply flawed. Asymmetric information is essentially a synonym for “the division of knowledge (and labor) in society,”...

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Monopolistic Competition and Macroeconomic Theory by Robert Solow

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Solow seems to have no conception of human action as a process of plan coordination, although he uses Austrian-sounding language at one point in discussing "coordination failure" in the marketplace...

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