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David Howden

Tags Business CyclesInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

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Dr. David Howden is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and Chair of the Department of Business and Economics, and professor of economics, at Saint Louis University at its Madrid campus. He is also Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, and the founding editor of the Journal of Prices & Markets. He is the author of over 50 scholarly articles and books, mostly focusing on the business cycle. His latest book, The Fed at One Hundred, co-edited with Dr. Joseph T. Salerno, overviews the Federal Reserve's history and the theory behind its operations over the last 100 years. 

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Review of Antifragile: Things that Gain, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
No two buzzwords define the present crisis more than contagion and robustness in the world of economists and policy works.
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qjae16_3_6.pdf

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Review of The Subprime Solution: How Today's Global Financial Crisis Happened, and What to Do About It. By Robert J. Shiller

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
It is with great trepidation and anticipation that we review Robert Shiller’s new book, The Subprime Solution . Trepidation as to the causes of the problem, which were expected to take a behavioral spin.
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qjae12_1_8.pdf

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Fama's Efficient Market Hypothesis and Mises's Evenly Rotating Economy: Comparative Constructs

Production TheoryValue and Exchange

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Mises created an artificial construct, the evenly rotating economy (ERE), from which to ascertain the source of entrepreneurial profit and loss. In particular, the ERE is characterized by two distinct elements.
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qjae12_2_1.pdf

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The Term Structure of Savings, the Yield Curve, and Maturity Mismatching

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Recognizing different types of savings allows for a more fruitful analysis of the business cycle. Sustainable investment activities must be financed by an equivalent amount of savings, both in length of availability and quantity.
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qjae13_3_5.pdf

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Fractional Reserve Banking: Some Quibbles

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
We explore several unaddressed issues in George Selgin’s (1988) claim that the best monetary system to maintain monetary equilibrium is a fractional reserve free banking one.
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qjae13_4_2.pdf

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