Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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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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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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Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, the Supply Curve, and Consumer Theory

Subjectivism

04/17/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What does it mean for two goods to be the "same good"? Wysocki and Block argue that Austrian subjectivism leads to the possibility of perfect economic homogeneity or heterogeneity.
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The Income Effect Reconsidered

Prices

04/15/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
There is a type of income effect in Austrian or causal-realist price theory, and the difference between neoclassical and Austrian microeconomics is smaller than has been portrayed, says Karl-Friedrich Israel.
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Is the Virus of International Macroeconomic Interventionism Infectious? An ABCT Analysis

Austrian Economics OverviewBusiness Cycles

04/15/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Can credit expansion in one part of the world infect a laissez-faire economy with a boom-bust cycle? Block, Engelhardt, and Herbener argue that the laissez-faire economy is largely sheltered.
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Agree or Disagree? On the Role of Negotiations for the Valuation of Business Enterprises

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivismValue and Exchange

04/15/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Valuation of businesses must be based on appraisement, investment appraisal, and— terra incognita in Austrian economics—negotiation. Discounted cash flow and "relative valuation" methods are well-suited for negotiation purposes.
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A Better Red: The Transition from Communism to Coca-Cola in Romania

Big GovernmentWorld History

04/13/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the newly freed former communist states welcomed companies like Coca-Cola, which brought both capital and managerial skill to economies ruined by communism.
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The Place of Economic Calculation in the Economic Theory of Ludwig von Mises

SocialismCalculation and KnowledgeSubjectivism

03/20/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The marginalist revolution posed a fundamental problem for economic theory. Mises’s approach not only solved the problem of economizing resources in a division of labor, but provides a robust framework for economic research.
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Bastiat's Legacy in Economics

History of the Austrian School of Economics

03/15/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Bastiat’s great themes — harmony rather than equilibrium, property versus spoliation, and property and value — have been almost completely neglected in professional economic science during the unfortunate twentieth century.
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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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