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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

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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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Behavioral, Experimental, and Austrian Economics

Mises DailyOctober 27, 2002
Ths year's Nobel prize laureates in economics may have unwittingly laid the foundation for a retardation rather than an advancement of the economics discipline. There is not the slightest analogy between playing games and the conduct of business within a market society.

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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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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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Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought Volume 1

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The appearance of the famous (and massive) volumes of Rothbard's History of
Economic Thought in a new edition is cause for great celebration.

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Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought Volume 2

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The appearance of the famous (and massive) volumes of Rothbard's History of
Economic Thought in a new edition is cause for great celebration.

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The Austrian School of Economics: A History of Its Ideas, Ambassadors, and Institutions

BooksFebruary 24, 2011
A guide to the history, ideas, and institutions of the Austrian School of economics written by two Austrian intellectuals who have gone to the sources themselves to provide a completely new look at the tradition and what it means for the future.

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Corporate Citizenship: A Tax in Disguise

Mises DailyJuly 24, 2003
"Social responsibility" is out. Richard Teather explains that activists are demanding even more: corporate citizenship. Ths concept demands that a company's whole actions be carried out with regard to their "social impact" as interpreted by unions, environmentalists, poverty campaigners, and other...

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Gore Endorses Canada's Medical System

Mises DailyNovember 20, 2002
Gore's remarks come at a curious time, his party having suffered some terrible electoral defeats in the last election cycle. A proposal to create a Canadian-like system in Oregon was defeated 80-20 at the polls. Yet there are reasons why the socialist idea remains popular.

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Book Review: Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, Volume II

Mises DailyMarch 31, 1997
[Book Review: Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought , Volume II by Murray N. Rothbard] Years ago Murray Rothbard set out to write an Austrian answer to Robert Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophers . Rothbard was much more ambitious than Heilbroner, whose...

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Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought - Digital Book

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The appearance of the famous (and massive) volumes of Rothbard's History of
Economic Thought in a new edition is cause for great celebration.

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Towards a Theoretical Framework for British and International Economic History: Early Modern England

BooksJune 3, 2010
This mighty treatise is probably the first full Austrian treatment of development economics, with a model carved out of the writings of Menger, Mises, and Hayek.

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The Viennese School of Economics: A History of its Ideas, Proponents, and Institutions

BooksMarch 13, 2010
The Viennese School of Economics, also called the Austrian School of Economics, was founded by Carl Menger in Vienna during the last third of the 19th century, and enjoys to this day a vibrant teaching tradition. Since the early 1900s this teaching tradition has been a significant influence on the...

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What is Wrong With Econometrics?

Mises DailyApril 17, 2002
In the natural sciences, a laboratory experiment can isolate various elements and their movements. There is no equivalent in the discipline of economics. The employment of econometrics and econometric model-building, therefore, is an attempt to fabricate a laboratory where controlled experiments...

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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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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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Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BooksJuly 20, 2005
An intellectual history of Mises's own tradition, with first person accounts of conversations with the greats.

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Why Austrian Economics Matters

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Often regarded as the best single overview of the teachings of the Austrian school, its contribution to the history of ideas, and the political implications of Austrian economic theory.

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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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