Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Rothbard on the Economics of Slavery

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of Thought

05/28/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Published here for the first time is Rothbard's note on the economics of antebellum slavery. Mark Thornton comments on the paper, which criticizes the method of the New Economic History.
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Money, Inflation, and Business Cycles: The Cantillon Effect and the Economy

Book ReviewsInflationMoney and BanksCantillon

02/17/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Professor Arkadiusz Sieroń has written an important new book on the Cantillon effect, indicating that the effect of new money on the economy depends on where it is injected.
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The Hindenburg Program of 1916: A Central Experiment in Wartime Planning

Big GovernmentWorld History

01/06/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The totalitarian ethos of the twentieth century, whether in the “mixed” version of the Hindenburg Program or the Bolshevik version of Lenin and Stalin, emerges from the will of individuals who propose to control their fellows.
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Review: Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn’t

Taxes and Spending

06/27/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Mark Thornton reviews Alesina, Favero, and Giavazzi's book, which argues that austerity plans based on tax increases fare much worse than plans based on reducing expenditures.
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Review: The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Bureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

05/04/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Entitlement programs have worsened the problems they were designed to solve and are now giving out massive subsidies to the non-poor.
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The Great Leveling: A Note

Other Schools of Thought

02/05/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
It is possible to have greater income equality and greater economic growth. It simply requires more free market policies and less government interventionism.
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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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New-Product Research and Development: The Earliest Stage of the Capital Structure

Business CyclesCapital and Interest Theory

07/30/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Deepening the understanding of the capital structure by unpacking the process that coordinates capital within the new-product R&D stage of the capital structure is the purpose of this paper.
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The Economics and Ethics of Frederick Nymeyer

History of the Austrian School of Economics

01/10/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Nymeyer saw close connections between Misesian ideas and biblical law, which he elaborated upon in his 1964 book Minimal Religion .
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Is There Such a Thing As a Skyscraper Curse?

Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

09/09/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
There is an emerging literature on the subject of skyscrapers and business cycles. We present new empirical evidence supporting the skyscraper curse.
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