Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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On the Impossibility of Intellectual Property

InterventionismPraxeology

08/05/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Beyond being incompatible with natural rights and detrimental to the dissemination of innovations, the concept of intellectual property is a praxeological impossibility.
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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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On Understanding France and the French Situation

SocialismInterventionism

01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Pascal Salin investigates the contrast between French collectivism and it production of liberal intellectuals.
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On Conceptualizing Risk: Breaking the Dichotomy between Knightian Risk and Uncertainty

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

05/07/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What are the different concepts of financial risk? How do Austrian economists conceive of risk, uncertainty, and probability? Christian Hoffmann, parting ways with Mises, provides a taxonomy and cautions about the predominance of probability statistics in the realm of economics and finance.
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Ownership, Scarcity, and Economic Decision Making

Calculation and Knowledge

03/12/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
By improving our understanding of scarcity, we can greatly improve our understanding of economics overall.
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On Conceptualizing Risk: A Comment on Hoffmann

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

02/06/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Méra argues in this comment that Hoffmann’s criticisms of the Misesian approach to risk and his case for an alternative are unconvincing.
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On the Coinage

Monetary TheoryMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Translation of the appendix to Juan de Mariana's most libertarian book De rege et regis institutione .
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On the Coinage.pdf

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Optimal Monetary Policy

Monetary Theory

11/15/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The competitive production of money can work and has worked well in all known historical cases.
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qjae6_4_4.pdf

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Our Classical Macro Heritage

11/06/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper addresses the key shortcoming in the world of macro modeling, from a history-of-thought perspective.
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Ownership and Competitive Dynamics

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Changes in ownership titles are essential to understanding competitive dynamics and, more broadly, the market process. There is ample evidence that a crucial source of productivity growth,
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qjae13_2_1.pdf

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