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Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsLibertarian Papers

AwardsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises UniversityDouglas E. French Prize at Mises University

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Legal Polycentrism, the Circularity Problem, and the Regression Theorem of Institutional Development

02/03/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
ABSTRACT : The circularity problem states that before legal polycentrists can employ price theoretic arguments about market competition, they must first show that legal polycentrism is able to instantiate the institutional framework within which property rights are protected and contracts are...

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Legal Monocentrism and the Paradox of Government

Political Theory

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In this paper I shall argue that, in contrast to its monocentric counterpart, only the institutional framework of legal polycentrism can overcome the problem of the so-called “paradox of government”...
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qjae16_4_4.pdf

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Well-Informedness and Rationality: A Philosophical Overview

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
There is a strong tendency in modern moral philosophy to impose restrictions on the range of desires that are to count as genuinely contributive to the desirer’s welfare...
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qjae12_3_3.pdf

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Robust Political Economy and the Question of Motivations

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Boettke, Leeson and Subrick (Boettke and Leeson 2004; Leeson and Subrick 2006) describe institutional robustness as the ability of a given system of social organization to stand up to the test
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qjae14_1_3.pdf

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Well-Being and Objectivity

03/31/2011Libertarian Papers
Abstract: In this paper, I investigate the issue of whether there exists an objective element of well-being, completely independent of anyone’s desires, interests and preferences. After rejecting health-based and convention-based approaches to objectivity, I conclude that the element in...
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lp-3-7_3.pdf

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