Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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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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The Hindenburg Program of 1916: A Central Experiment in Wartime Planning

Big GovernmentWorld History

01/06/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The totalitarian ethos of the twentieth century, whether in the “mixed” version of the Hindenburg Program or the Bolshevik version of Lenin and Stalin, emerges from the will of individuals who propose to control their fellows.
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Negative Inflation Targeting: A Proposal of a Non-Distortionary Monetary Policy

Business CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

01/06/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Tomáš Frömmel contends that a negative inflation target combined with the Taylor Rule can be a non-distortionary monetary policy consistent with Austrian business cycle theory.
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The Place of Human Action in the Development of Modern Economic Thought

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

12/25/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The core of any system of economic theory is the explanation of how prices are determined.
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Desocialization of Enterprises: Empowering Venezuelans

SocialismPrivate Property

11/26/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
How can state enterprises in Venezuela be desocialized? What would a privatization law look like for Venezuela? The authors describe a proposal to move Venezuela toward free markets.
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Ludwig von Mises, Sociology, and Metatheory

Calculation and KnowledgeHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

11/13/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Can sociology be integrated into Mises's epistemological distinction between theory and history? What can sociology accomplish as a historical discipline?
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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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Are Structural Fluctuations Natural or Policy-Induced? Analyzing Mises's and Schumpeter's Contributions to Business Cycle Theory

Business Cycles

10/29/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A closer look at differences between Mises's and Schumpeter's economic theories suggests that their fundamental divergences have their origin in methodological and epistemological questions.
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Selected Abstracts from the 2019 Austrian Economics Research Conference

10/03/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This is a collection of abstracts from some of the papers presented at the 2019 Austrian Economics Research Conference held at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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