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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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Organization of Debt Into Currency and Other Papers

BooksMarch 21, 2006
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1964. From Murray Rothbard's History of Economic Thought: "One of the most unusual — and most advanced — of the American admirers of Fredéric Bastiat was the Boston merchant Charles Holt Carroll (1799–1890). A staunch adherent...

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Choice in Currency

BooksMarch 10, 2009
Hayek shows that it is crucial to bring the forces of competition to bear in currency markets.

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Economic Point of View: An Essay in the History of Economic Thought

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This is Kirzner's sweeping defense of the Misesian definition of the scope and meaning of economic science.

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The Theory of Economic Development in the History of Economic Thought

BooksOctober 6, 2010
Based on the 1966 Chichele lectures, Robbins's book concentrates on the history of the main propositions of the theory of development·as they apply to a closed economy...

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Economic Policy: Thoughts for Today and Tomorrow

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Mises presents a very clear explanation of the basics of economic policy.

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An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought

BooksSeptember 1, 2010
This is one of Rothbard’s most important scholarly works. In the first volume, he traces the history of economics from the ancient Greeks to Adam Smith; and in the second volume, he discusses British classical economics, the French school of classical liberalism, and Marxism...

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Essays in European Economic Thought

BooksDecember 18, 2007
In this 1960 volume, Louise Sommer brought together for the first time in English translation some of the most brilliant essays in economics written in Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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The Fundamentals of a Falling Dollar

Mises DailyDecember 15, 2003
The exchange rate is a measure of the relative value of these two currencies, not the value of the dollar or the euro per se. Perhaps the value of dollar and the euro have risen lately but the euro a bit more. Richard Johnsson believes that both have lost in value since mid-2001, only the euro has...

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Complete Libertarian Forum (1969-1984)

BooksJanuary 22, 2010
Libertarian Forum existed from 1969 to 1984. It was a passionate, smart, gossipy, and often shocking newsletter that is as fresh today as when it was written.

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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

BooksMarch 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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The De Moneta of Nicholas Oresme and English Mint Documents

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Nicole Oresme has been called the most brilliant scientist of the 14th century: mathematician, musicologist, physicist, philosopher, and economist. On top of that, he was a Bishop and a theologian. His writings of money bear much in common with Carl Menger. Oresme's treatise on money, De Moneta...

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A History of American Currency

BooksJune 7, 2007
Sumner's lesson is that paper currency leads to a trap: continued crisis, hyperinflation, or the restoration of sound money...

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Organization of Debt into Currency and Other Papers

BooksMarch 28, 2006
Charles Holt Carroll defended sound money in a blazing series of essays appearing in the latter decades of the 19th century.

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A Treatise on Currency and Banking

BooksOctober 4, 2008
This remarkable hard-money treatise appeared in 1840. This book is a great narrative to read in light of the current cycle of boom and bust.

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An Introduction to Austrian Economics

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Taylor discusses all the fundamental aspects of Austrian thought, from subjectivism and marginal utility to inflation and the business cycle.

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The Economics of Alfred Marshall

BooksJune 7, 2009
The posthumous last edition of Alfred Marshall's Principles of Economics appeared in 1920 — his final presentation of a course of thought of which successive editions during four decades had recorded the widening and deepening process...

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San Bernardino of Siena and Sant'Antonino of Florence: The Two Great Economic Thinkers of the Middle Ages

BooksMay 31, 2008
Professor de Roover's careful setting of these two men in their spiritual and secular environments poses the tensions they experienced between dogma and freedom of economic thought...

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The Development of Economic Doctrine: An Introductory Survey

BooksAugust 25, 2009
This treatise alone is enough to establish what is sometimes disputed today: the Austrians were squarely in the mainstream of economic thought before the Keynesian revolution when fallacy triumphed over truth.

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