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In Defense of Payday Lending

Free Markets

10/20/2018The Free Market
Banning or restricting payday lending primarily works to limit the choices and freedoms exercised by people with bad credit or low incomes.
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Mises: Scientist and Fighter

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

10/17/2018The Free Market
The historic contribution of Mises was represented not so much by the magisterial works that he produced in 1912, or 1922, in 1933, or 1940 — as by his courageous, lonely vigil during the arid decades of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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Jacksonians, Banking, and Economic Theory: A Reinterpretation

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

10/08/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The traditional interpretation of the effects of Andrew Jackson's opposition to the central bank suffers from faulty economy theory.
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2_2_7_0.pdf

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The Equations of Mathematical Economics and the Problem of Economic Calculation in a Socialist State

Calculation and Knowledge

10/06/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Market pricing and market distribution of goods are dynamic and responsive. Government-planning, however, is rigid, fixed, and cannot keep up with the real world.
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qjae3_1_2.pdf

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What Austrian Economics Can Teach Historians

War and Foreign PolicyBusiness CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

10/05/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Austrian economics in particular provides the historian with a theoretical apparatus that equips him with the ability to make disembodied statistics tell a coherent and accurate story.
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qjae11_3_4_0.pdf

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Transparency or Deception: What the Fed Was Saying in 2007

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

10/01/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What the Fed was saying in 2007 suggests the central bank was practicing either deception, incompetence, or a combination of both.
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"Come What, Come Will!" Richard Overton, Libertarian Leveller

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryInterventionism

09/29/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The Ron Paul of his era, Richard Overton, in both word and deed, was a fearless man, true to his ideals of justice, without regard for personal consequence.
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4_4_7_0.pdf

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Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us

Education

09/25/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists “essentially have no justification, or defensible reason, for what they are doing” and resent being asked to provide one.
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Richard Cantillon: An Introduction

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

09/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Jevons called Cantillon's Essai the "Cradle of Political Economy." It was one of the few books quoted by Adam Smith and it deserves reading by any serious thinker of political economy today.
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7_2_2_0.pdf

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