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William Barnett II

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Bill Barnett is professor of economics at Loyola University in New Orleans. Send him mail.

In Defense of Fiduciary Media—A Comment; or, What's Wrong with "Clown" or Play Money?

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Selgin and White commence their defense of monetary systems with fractional-reserve banking, provided they are based on gold specie money.

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Gallaway and Vedder on Stabilization Policy

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What sets Austrians apart from mainstream economists is methodology and consequent analyses. The first section contains an analysis of their methods, which are found wanting.

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Dimensions and Economics: Some Problems — Errata

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The economics profession has attempted to achieve the degree of success in understanding, explaining, and predicting events in the social world that physicists and engineers have achieved

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Rothbard on V Shaped Average and Total Cost Curves

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Rothbard (1993, pp. 638–45) refuted the important economic fallacy that excess capacity is a normal consequence of profit maximizing behavior by businesses in some industries when they are in long-run equilibrium...

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Operators are not Parameters, the Dimensions of Operators and Variables Must be Invariant, and Indices may not be Dimensioned: Rejoinder to Professors Folsom and Gonzalez

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What is certain is that mathematics cannot possibly be a valid means (to advances in economic understanding) unless and until it is used properly. That means that dimensions must be used consistently and correctly.

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