Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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The Relevance of Bitcoin to the Regression Theorem: A Reply to Luther

BitcoinMoney and Banks

07/24/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Does the emergence of bitcoin invalidate the regression theorem? William Luther argues that it does, but Pickering here contends that Luther's view misinterprets the regression theorem.
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Review: Beyond Brexit: A Programme for UK Reform

06/29/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
George Pickering reviews the Policy Reform Group's Beyond Brexit: A Programme for UK Reform , a series of essays on the Great Recession and Britain's retreat from the global economy's forefront.
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Brazilian States’ Economic Freedom Index: Applying Fraser’s Methodology for 2003–2016 Data

Economic FreedomTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of North America report provides the method of evaluating the economic freedom of Brazilian states. Results suggest that Brazilian states' freedom scores have been declining.
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Review: Research Handbook on Austrian Law and Economics

Legal SystemAustrian Economics Overview

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Austrian economics can shed new light on questions that scholars in other fields are interested in answering, questions that mainstream law and economics scholars might refrain from tackling because they cannot be addressed using their preferred methodology.
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A Comparison of Investment and Cash Building of Savings: A Rejoinder

Capital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

04/03/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper looks at the differences between investment and cash building and if either one offers additional benefits.
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An Analysis on the Relationship between Hoarding, Investment and Economic Growth

Money and BankingProduction Theory

01/10/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
I argue that hoarding implies a longer period of time between when resources are saved and when new consumer goods reach the market (economic growth).
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A Mathematical Version of Garrison's Model

Business Cycles

01/09/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
We develop a mathematical framework of Garrison's model and apply it to increase in savings, secular growth, and Austrian business cycle theory.
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The Illusion of Choice: How the Market Economy Shapes Our Destiny by Andrew Bard Schmookler

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
All human institutions — governments, markets, money, etc. — suffer from the same problem: the imperfections so bitterly denounced by Schmookler . Greed, ignorance, myopia, irrationality are endemic in them all.


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Hermeneutic Economics: Between Relativism and Progressive Polylogism

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Confronted with the limitations of formalism, many economists have adopted alternative epistemological approaches which are supposed to favor a better understanding of economic phenomena. Among those, hermeneutics has enjoyed a certain success. Hermeneutics is a general theory of understanding...


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Review of Institutions in Crisis: European Perspectives on the Recession, by David Howden, ed.

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This volume brings together highly important and relevant essays from distinguished authors, all of which are firmly anchored in the tradition of the Austrian School of Economics.


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