Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Review: Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost

Education

06/03/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Jeffrey Degner reviews Caitlin Zaloom's Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost and finds that while the anthropological approach led to interesting anecdotes, Zaloom's economics fall short.
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Beyond Calculation: The Austrian Business Cycle in the Socialist Commonwealth

Business Cycles

05/20/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper extends Austrian business cycle theory to the command economy and demonstrates that Mises’s socialist commonwealth would not be free from Rothbardian error cycles.
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Family Formation, Fertility, and Failure: A Literature Review on Price Increases and Their Impact on the Family Institution

Media and CultureMoney and Banks

11/06/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Inflation not only debases currency, but damages the family institution, eroding the quantity and quality of marriages while creating distortions in the decision-making processes of those hoping to establish families.
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Division of Labor and Society: The Social Rationalism of Mises and Destutt de Tracy

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/19/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Mises’s unique social theory does not appear to have had any precursors. However, the French liberal Destutt de Tracy, is one author who preceded and shared Mises’s rationalist views on society.
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Review: How Global Currencies Work: Past, Present, and Future

Global EconomyMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This an engaging and intriguing account of how global currencies, such as British sterling and the U.S. dollar, have risen to global dominance in the international monetary arena, and how currencies such as the Chinese renminbi could follow in their footsteps.
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Review: The International Monetary System and the Theory of Monetary Systems

Monetary TheoryMoney and Banking

12/18/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This is an accomplished theoretical inquiry into the workings of the international monetary system.
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A Libertarian "Stealth Plan for America"?

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

09/28/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Thomas DiLorenzo reviews Nancy MacLean's attack-book on libertarianism.
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Review of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacLean

Political Theory

07/12/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The theme of the book is that participation in American democracy by conservatives or libertarians threatens the destruction of American democracy.
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Review of The Social Order of the Underworld by David Skarbek

Media and Culture

08/27/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
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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