Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Review of An Outline of International Price Theories by Chi-Yuen Wu

August 27, 2015
Wu has written an outline of international price theories that map the theoretical development of international economics. It is a major achievement.

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Review of The Social Order of the Underworld by David Skarbek

August 27, 2015
Prison gangs have emerged in recent decades to provide security, property enforcement, and conflict adjudication when formal government enforcers explicitly failed to provide such for inmates behind bars.

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Review of Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression by Douglas A. Irwin

August 27, 2015
Peddling Protectionism is a real gem. Irwin does not mince words, and he ably tosses aside misconceptions of Smoot-Hawley and replaces them with objective economic analysis.

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Review of Risky Business: Insurance Markets and Regulation by Lawrence S. Powell, ed.

August 26, 2015
The primary purpose of this publication is to provide clear information and supporting evidence about choices in insurance regulation in a format that is accessible and meaningful to policymakers and consumers.

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What's Love Got to Do with It? Action, Exchange, and Gifts in Economic Theory

August 25, 2015
John Mueller believes economics is fatally flawed because it cannot account for charitable love between persons.

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Comment on Michael V. Szpindor Watson's "Mueller and Mises: Integrating the Gift and 'Final Distribution' within Praxeology"

August 25, 2015
I suggest that further research is needed before we can establish the conditions under which the value of personal gifts can adequately be calculated.

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Mueller and Mises: Integrating the Gift and "Final Distribution" within Praxeology

August 25, 2015
Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 18, no. 2 (Summer 2015 ) Symposium: Is There A Missing Element in Economics? ABSTRACT: John Mueller claims that Austrian economics does not have the tools to explain the economy. His major criticism against Neoclassical economics and its Austrian variant is...

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The "Missing Element" in Modern Economics

August 25, 2015
While I have a high regard for what Austrian economics gets right that other economic schools do not, I consider myself a “Neo-Scholastic” economist, a term which I will try to explain...

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When I Was Six

August 25, 2015
Murray Rothbard told us that liberty is what allows human flourishing, that liberty requires private property rights and the non aggression principle (NAP), and that this nation was conceived in liberty.

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An Outline of a Praxeological Theory of Politics

June 6, 2015
This paper provides an outline of politics, and argues that elements of an a priori theory of politics can be found in the writings of Austrian school scholars, although they have not yet been grouped under a specific field.

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