Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Entrepreneurial Empowerment: You Are Only as Good as Your Employees

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurship

02/10/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Successful entrepreneurial leaders play a central role in empowering employees to use their localized knowledge.
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Escaping Paternalism

PaternalismOther Schools of Thought

12/09/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
David Gordon reviews Mario Rizzo and Glen Whitman's discussion of behavioral economics, which suggests we know much less about the prevalence of irrational choice than behavioral economists think we do.
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Economics in Two Lessons: Why Markets Work So Well, and Why They Can Fail So Badly

Book ReviewsEconomic Policy

05/20/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
David Gordon reviews John Quiggin's "Economics in Two Lessons," an effort to correct Hazlitt's "Economics in One Lesson" by adding "important truths about the limitations of the market."
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Economic Indulgences: Old and New Debates on Welfare and Freedom

InterventionismPhilosophy and MethodologyValue and Exchange

09/09/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
I fear we will make little progress politically or economically if the attachment to emotionalism does not change in favor of economic realism.
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Error, Equilibrium, and Equilibration in Austrian Price Theory

PricesValue and Exchange

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Theorists of the Austrian School have long maintained that every realized price is market-clearing, in sharp contrast to the adherents of the neoclassical mainstream, who view realized prices as constituting a state of disequilibrium with a mismatch between demand and supply. The heart of these...
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Entrepreneurship, Economic Evolution, and the End of Capitalism: Reconsidering Schumpeter's Thesis

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper seeks to explore and to critically evaluate, from an economic standpoint, Joseph Schumpeter’s theory of the decline of capitalism, as put forward in his Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy .
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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk's "Value, Cost, and Marginal Utility": Notes on the Translation

Value and Exchange

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Böhm-Bawerk is the most important Austrian economist after Ludwig von Mises. The author says this on the basis of the fact that his writings provide by far the best and most comprehensive development
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Exchange Versus Power: Toward a Praxeological Reconstruction of Sociology

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Sociologists seek a profundity and seriousness in their work that belies the constraints entailed in any consistent theoretical perspective. Switching implicitly, and perhaps unconsciously, from one paradigm to another provides an illusion of scope
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Economic Decline and the Failure of Chinese Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurship

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In his book The Theory of Economic Development, Schumpeter (1934) pointed out that entrepreneurs are prime movers of economic change. The entrepreneurs described by Schumpeter were innovators.
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Economic Science and Neoclassicism

Other Schools of Thought

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Caplan arrives at the startling conclusion that the Austrian approach, despite the efforts, is less realistic than the neoclassical approach that flourished in the age of benign neglect for realism.
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