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Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsLibertarian Papers

AwardsDouglas E. French Prize at Mises UniversityGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

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Why We Need Profits

Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeMonetary TheoryValue and Exchange

Monetary profit is not the only kind of profit, but in a complex world, monetary profit is essential in building sustainable economies.

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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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Response to Block on Abortion, Round Three

03/31/2011Libertarian Papers
Abstract: Block (2011) has offered a second round of counterarguments to my criticisms (Wisniewski 2010a, 2010b) of the claim that his theory of evictionism is compatible with libertarianism. In this paper I attempt to demonstrate that my critique still stands. In particular, I focus on analyzing...
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lp-3-6_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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