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Review: Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers

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10/19/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Kay and King have written an impressive and erudite book with several key areas of agreement with Austrians. Moreover, the authors help us better see the shortcomings of the Chicago School.
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The End of the Abe Administration—The End of Abenomics? Books on Past and Present in the Japanese Political Economy

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10/15/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
From the "lost decade" to today's conflicts with China, Japan's experience can help us understand much about geopolitics and political economy.
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Review: Austrian Economics in Contemporary Business Applications

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10/14/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The author illustrate how Austrian ideas—value subjectivity, consumer sovereignty, capital allocation, entrepreneurship, etc.—can be useful “to practical management problems” in teaching and consulting.
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The Unlikely Story of American Regulatory Socialism

Interventionism

10/09/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Although right-wing political operatives latched on to cost-benefit analysis in the name of controlling regulation, the tool has, in many cases, promoted the expansion of state power.
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Review: Tax Tyranny

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10/05/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Pascal Salin has written an important new book which shows how by its very nature, the tax state can never be a just state. When it taxes its citizens, it is willy-nilly arbitrary and tyrannical.
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Review: Monetary Policy after the Great Recession: The Role of Interest Rates

Central BanksMonetary Policy

09/22/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Nikolay Gertchev reviews Arkadiusz Sieron's effort to investigate the failure of expansionary monetary policy to address the challenges of the 2008–09 Great Recession.
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Review: Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America

Education

09/18/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The core mission of colleges and universities—teaching students—suffered as these institutions became politicized and luxurious resorts chasing athletic glory and questionable research.
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An Anatomy of Failure: China’s Wind Power Development

Bureaucracy and RegulationEntrepreneurship

09/14/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
China's central planning makes it remarkably inefficient. China is the world’s largest installer of wind power. Yet with twice the wind capacity as the US, the Chinese still produce less power.
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Measuring the Quality of Money

Monetary Theory

09/10/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Abstract: This article explains the theoretical importance of the quality of money as a factor of the demand for money and develops the composite indicator that measures the quality of money for the eurozone. The demand for money, i.e., the amount of money people keep in their balances, besides...
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The Essential Austrian Economics

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09/10/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Essential Austrian Economics Christopher J. Coyne and Peter J. Boettke Vancouver: Fraser Institute, 2020, 68 pp. David Gordon (dgordon@mises.org) is a senior fellow at the Mises Institute and editor of the Journal of Libertarian Studies . Christopher Coyne and Peter Boettke,...
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