Home | Profile | H.A. Scott Trask

H.A. Scott Trask

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketArticles of InterestMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian Studies

Historian Scott Trask was an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute.

All Works

Ten Recurring Economic Fallacies, 1774–2004

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

02/12/2022Mises Daily Articles
So many to choose from but Scott Trask picks ten of the most glaring economic errors that have bespotted the history of American economic policy.
Read More

What Brought on the French Revolution?

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

02/04/2022Mises Daily Articles
The French Revolution is a large and complex event worthy of a Gibbon, but it may not have happened at all if the French monarchy had balanced its budget.
Read More

William Graham Sumner: Monetary Theorist

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Sumner was the product of an indigenous American hard-money tradition that embraced free markets, free trade, and sound banking


PDF icon PDF (81.27 KB)
Read More

William Graham Sumner: Against Democracy, Plutocracy, and Imperialism

BiographiesPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Pioneering sociologist William Graham Sumner (1840–1910) was a prolific and astute historian of the early American republic. His work is informed by both his classical liberalism and his understanding of economics. He authored eight major works including major biographies and thematic studies...


PDF icon PDF (198.25 KB)
Read More