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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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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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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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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

CapitalismProgressivism

01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
George Stiglitz professes great concern for the poor, while arguing that most people require control by enlightened experts such as himself.
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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

CapitalismEconomic FreedomProgressivismOther Schools of Thought

01/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Randall Holcombe's has written an impressive new book on political capitalism (or "crony capitalism") and contributes a discussion on political and economic elites.
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The Origin of the Prolonged Economic Stagnation in Contemporary Japan: The Factitious Deflation and Meltdown of the Japanese Firm as an Entity

Monetary PolicyBusiness CyclesGold Standard

01/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
While Otaki appropriately criticizes stimulus spending, he inexplicably attributes Japanese stagnation to the failure to follow Keynes.
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Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France: Tyranny and Resistance

World History

01/20/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Stephen Halbrook's book documents the efforts of a totalitarian regime to disarm its citizens.
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Intra-Firm Coordination through Rule-Following and the Emergence of Hierarchy

Calculation and Knowledge

01/07/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Rule-following and hierarchy, as decision-making and coordination mechanisms, can enrich the Austrian theory of the firm.
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Interest Rates, Roundaboutness, and Business Cycles: An Empirical Study

Business CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/07/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Can policy-induced deviations from the natural rate of interest increase roundaboutness in production? Mark Gertsen studies 28 developed economies using an ARDL model, and finds Austrian boom-bust dynamics.
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