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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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Recent Media and Interviews with Mark Thornton

BlogJanuary 5, 2015

The Power and Market Report: "Has the Oil Bubble Popped?" and more. ...

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Some Recent Media Appearances by Mark Thornton

BlogDecember 4, 2014

Mark Thornton on the radio.

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Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen

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Mark Skousen holds the Benjamin Franklin Chair of Management at Grantham University, which honored Skousen by renaming its business school "The Mark Skousen School of Business." He is a former president of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) and a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.

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Vienna and Chicago: Friends or Foes? A Tale of Two Schools of Free-Market Economics, by Mark Skousen

JournalsDecember 1, 2005
Mark Skousen has undertaken a valuable project, but his book is not altogether a success. He compares the Austrian and Chicago Schools on several topics, including methodology,

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The Making of Modern Economics: The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers, by Mark Skousen

JournalsJuly 1, 2001
Mark Skousen is not easy to satisfy. "In 1980," he informs us, " I asked Murray Rothbard to write an alternative to Robert Heilbroner' s The Wordly Philosophers."...

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Review of Vienna and Chicago: Friends or Foes? A Tale of Two Schools of Free Market Economics by Mark Skousen

Journals
For those who know little or nothing about the subject the book is likely to be informative but also to be a source of misinformation, particularly for those who know something about one school

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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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Theory of Money and Fiduciary Media

BooksMarch 13, 2013
Edited by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, the essays here presented provide insights for understanding the economic crises of our own time.

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The Economics of Prohibition

BooksJuly 20, 2005
It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton.

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Methodological Individualism

BooksJanuary 3, 2009
Schumpeter's work marks a distinct milestone in the evolution of opinion on the important subject of individualism...

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

BooksSeptember 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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Duncombe's Free Banking

BooksMay 27, 2009
From the author: If you desire to perpetuate republican institutions in the United States; if you have studied the political history of our country, and become thoroughly acquainted with the elementary principles of our government; and if you have made yourselves familiar with political and public...

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Confessions of a Capitalist

BooksJune 5, 2009
From the author: Three things may be said about this book upon which there must, I think, be general agreement, and I mention them to save my critics trouble. The first is that the book is in bad taste, dealing as it does with matters which, by common consent, are not usually written or talked...

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The Theory of Prices: A Re-Examination of the Central Problems of Monetary Theory, Vol. II

BooksSeptember 3, 2009
From the author: In the first volume of this work, I set myself the task of welding into a single, unified organon the disparate, and often apparently contradictory, analytical approaches to certain "central problems of monetary theory." In the present volume, I have set myself the task...

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The Economics of Enterprise

BooksJune 16, 2009
From the author: In questions of economic theory the writer conceives himself, as among his colleagues of the craft, to be in essentials rather a conservative than an innovator. The Socialists, indeed — with whom he disclaims all theoretical sympathies — seem to him to be the ultra-...

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Left, Right, and the Prospects for Liberty

BooksAugust 6, 2014
The Conservative has long been marked, whether he knows it or not, by long-run pessimism: by the belief that the long-run trend, and therefore Time itself, is against him, and hence the inevitable trend runs toward left-wing statism at home and Communism abroad. It is this long-run despair that...

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The Book of Peace

BooksMarch 31, 2008
Originally published in 1845, this is a collection of sixty-four essays by a variety of authors and from a wide range of viewpoints on the subjects of war and peace.

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America's Second Crusade

BooksMarch 16, 2010
Was World War II a failure? It is an unthinkable thought in the American political ethos. but noted American journalist and author William Henry Chamberlin dares think it, from the vantage point of the immediate postwar world of 1950.

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