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Alexander Tabarrok

Works Published inEssays in Political EconomyQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics Newsletter

Alexander Tabarrok is a Canadian-American economist and co-author of the economics blog, Marginal Revolution. He is a professor at George Mason University and a fellow at the school's Mercatus Center. In addition, Tabarrok is director of research for the Oakland, California based  think tank the Independent Institute.

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17. Alex Tabarrok on Tolerant Rothbardians, the Market for Kidneys, and Potential Security Flaws in Bitcoin

BiographiesFree MarketsHealthOther Schools of Thought

02/19/2019Mises Media
Bob interviews Alex Tabarrok, professor of economics at George Mason University and co-author of the popular Marginal Revolution blog.
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Separation of Commercial and Investment Banking: The Morgans vs. The Rockefellers

U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Banking Act of 1933, sometimes referred to as the Glass-Steagall Act, separated commercial and investment banking, instituted Federal deposit insurance,


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Response to Reisman on Capitalism

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Capitalism has surprisingly little to say on entrepreneurship or other typically Austrian and Objectivist themes. Reisman is a strong proponent of capitalism and I do not think any objective reader would infer from my statement that Reisman is a socialist.


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Subjective Value Theory: A Reformulation

SubjectivismValue and Exchange

07/20/2005Austrian Economics Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 1 (Fall 1990) The method of Austrian economics stresses the use of words and concepts rather than mathematics, but, unlike mathematics, words and concepts change their meaning through time. That f '(x) < 0 implies a negatively sloping curve was as clear. to Newton as it is to a...


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The Preferred Tax Type: Comment on Herbener

Taxes and Spending

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
A standard theorem in neoclassical public finance holds that income taxes are preferred to equal revenue excise taxes. Herbener (1988) rejects this theorem.


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