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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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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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The Critics of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
Henry Hazlitt confronted the rise of Keynesianism in his day and put together an intellectual arsenal: the most brilliant economists of the time showing what is wrong with the system.

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Dissent on Keynes: A Critical Appraisal of Keynesian Economics

BooksOctober 4, 2008
The purpose of this provocative collection of papers is to begin the expulsion, once and for all, of John Maynard Keynes from the halls of government, the classrooms of academia, and the boardrooms of big business.

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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A Tiger by the Tail

BooksApril 21, 2009
Thanks to Economist Sudha Shenoy, here is the book on Keynesian economics that Hayek never wrote.

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From Bretton Woods to World Inflation: A Study of Causes and Consequences

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Hazlitt closely exaimes the Keynesian-inspired Bretton Woods Agreement of 1944.

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Austrian Macroeconomics: A Diagrammatical Exposition

BooksJanuary 8, 2010
Here we have a graphical presentation that explains the Austrian view of macroeconomics in contrast to the simple and even simple-minded approach of the Keynesian aggregates.

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The Theory of Idle Resources

BooksFebruary 1, 2011
Hutt's demolition of the heart of Keynes makes for fascinating reading. Both the Keynesian proposition and the response are still very much in play today...

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Common Sense Economics

BooksJanuary 28, 2010
Hahn offers a fantastic refutation of Keynesian macroeconomics, and also a systematic presentation of the Austrian theory of the business cycle.

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Away From Freedom

BooksMarch 5, 2008
This book had a powerful impact on a generation — a kind of primer on Keynesian fallacies that still pervade the profession if not by that name...

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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 Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The New Despotism

BooksMarch 16, 2010
When the modern political community was being shaped at the end of the 18th century, its founders thought that the consequences of republican or representative institutions in government would be the reduction of political power in individual lives.

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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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Two Essays

BooksJune 15, 2009
This book presents two essays by the late Röpke published in 1951 and 1957: "The Problem of Economic Order" and "Welfare, Freedom, and Inflation". The justification for republishing them lies in the fact that they are still very relevant, especially now that the prevailing drift...

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"Time and Money: The Universals of Macroeconomic Theorizing"

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Professor Roger Garrison is a leader in the field of Austrian macroeconomics, and has had a burning passion for his whole career to present Austrian business cycle theory in terms that mainstream economists can understand and identify. This book represents the culmination of his efforts in that...

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Debt: Private and Public, Good and Bad

BooksJune 5, 2009
It is altogether right that the average person should have a horror of personal debt. He is concerned with the earning and spending of an income, generally a modest income, and has little or no right to indulge in borrowing. There is, however, another story of a totally different kind to be told...

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