Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Say's Law and the Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle

Booms and BustsProduction Theory

07/30/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Economists have tried to explain business cycles as well as fluctuations in the economy, but over the past two centuries, the explanations have fallen into two areas.


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Over the Cliff: How Brazil’s 2004–2016 Business Cycle Became Its Worst Recession in a Century

Monetary PolicyBusiness CyclesPrices

01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Brazil's most severe recession in over a century, which lasted over two years and saw unemployment of nearly 12 percent, offers empirical support for the Austrian business cycle theory.
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Desocialization of Enterprises: Empowering Venezuelans

SocialismPrivate Property

11/26/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
How can state enterprises in Venezuela be desocialized? What would a privatization law look like for Venezuela? The authors describe a proposal to move Venezuela toward free markets.
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The Cost of Enlightenment

World HistoryCalculation and Knowledge

10/01/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Reason, equality, separation of church and state, and science and politics freed from religious dogma have characterized the Enlightenment. Have these ideas given us freedom, or cost us freedom?
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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.
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An Outline of a Praxeological Theory of Politics

Political TheoryPraxeology

06/06/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
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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The Political Economy of the New Deal, by Jim F. Couch and William F. Shughart II

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryInterventionism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Couch and Shughart’s book brings together a number of public-choice studies by other authors which have appeared in various journals, but have never been formally connected to each other in a single book.


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The Spatial Nature of Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The purpose of this paper is to extend Kirzner’s theory by explicitly introducing the role of space in entrepreneurial alertness and the coordination of markets.


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Manuel Castells and the Decline of Twentieth-Century Sociology

Other Schools of Thought

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article reviews and assesses the trilogy Castells entitles The Information Age: Society Economy, and Culture . Despite the adulation and attention the books have drawn,


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