Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Call for Papers: Austrian Entrepreneurship Theory

Entrepreneurship

09/03/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The timing is right for pursuing Austrian themes and further leveraging Austrian theory in entrepreneurship, and extending and elaborating on Austrian entrepreneurship theory.
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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: Capitalism in America: A History

U.S. History

06/25/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Joakim Book reviews Greenspan and Wooldridge's 'Capitalism in America .' What could go wrong with a book from a former Fed chairman? Quite a lot!
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Confucian Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi, Business Ethics, and Economic Development in Meiji Japan

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/19/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Jason Morgan reviews John Sagers' book on Shibusawa Eiichi, often called the "father of Japanese capitalism." Was Shibusawa truly a capitalist, or just a "crony capitalist"?
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Beginning the Welfare State: Civil War Veterans’ Pensions

U.S. History

06/19/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What would Murray Rothbard have said in the planned chapter 10 of his nine-chapter manuscript on the Progressive Era? Patrick Newman reveals Rothbard's target: the fourth party system (1896–1932).
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Taking Government Out of Politics: Murray Rothbard on Political and Local Reform during the Progressive Era

U.S. History

06/18/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What would Murray Rothbard have said in the planned chapter 10 of his nine-chapter manuscript on the Progressive Era? Patrick Newman reveals Rothbard's target: the fourth party system (1896–1932).
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The Menger-Mises Theory of the Origin of Money — Conjecture or Economic Law?

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonetary Theory

06/18/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Is the standard Austrian theory of the origin of money "conjectural history"? Kristoffer Hansen's response to Gary North's counter-interpretation of the theory of the origin of money.
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More Than Quibbles: Problems with the Theory and History of Fractional Reserve Free Banking

The FedMoney and Banking

06/18/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Are holders of banknotes implicitly lending funds to the issuing bank? Do historical periods of relatively free banking illustrate the stability of the system? A response to Bagus and Howden.
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Review: The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm

Production Theory

05/09/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Per Bylund's new book makes a compelling Austrian argument that firms precede markets, and creates what reviewer Mateusz Machaj calls "an unlocking theory of the firm."
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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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