Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

StrategyU.S. History

12/18/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Tate Fegley reviews Elizabeth Hinton's book on mass incarceration, finding in it a good overview of US criminal justice from Kennedy to Reagan, but no clear, discernible thesis.
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Finding the Entrepreneur-Promoter: A Praxeological Inquiry

EntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

12/09/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Rather than relying on the evenly rotating economy, this paper uses the imaginary construction of a specialization deadlock to define the entrepreneur-promoter, the pioneers of economic improvement, praxeologically.
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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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Freedom, Counterfactuals and Economic Laws: Further Comments on Machaj and Hülsmann

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

04/03/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Furthering the discussion about “How can we reconcile the idea that there are laws of human action, that manifest themselves in market prices and the structure of production, with the idea that there is also freedom of choice?”
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From Monetary Nationalism to Monetary Imperialism

Money and Banking

11/01/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Hayek’s crucial insight that a fundamental banking reform is a prerequisite for monetary reform aiming at international stability is timely today.
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Fitting Attitude Theory in Economics: Menger and Keynes

Philosophy and Methodology

07/12/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Despite the substantial difference in their monetary theories, Menger and Keynes agree in terms of stigmatizing the love of money.
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Finance behind the Veil of Money: Response to Dr. Braun's Comment

Production Theory

06/16/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The most substantial difference between our views comes from Braun’s treatment of the relationship between opportunity cost and choice.
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From Marshallian Partial Equilibrium to Austrian General Equilibrium: The Evolution of Rothbard's Production Theory

Production Theory

03/23/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper analyzes a recently reconstructed proto-chapter of Rothbard’s Man, Economy, and State tentatively titled “Chapter 5: Producer’s Activity.” In it, Rothbard used many concepts of standard neoclassical microeconomic analysis that he would later criticize, such as perfectly...
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From Monetary Nationalism to Monetary Imperialism: Fractional Reserve Banking and Inter-Government Cooperation

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article has a twofold purpose. Its first goal is to pay tribute to Friedrich von Hayek as an outstanding monetary theorist. Its second objective is to further elaborate, on the ground of Hayek’s main findings,


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Frédéric Bastiat's Views on the Nature of Money

Money and BanksHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
I have re-examined Bastiat’s contributions to economic theory and have found the charges against him to be unsubstantiated. In terms of economic theory, Bastiat is widely knowledgeable


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