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Jesús Huerta de Soto

Tags Business CyclesMoney and Banking

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsAustrian Economics NewsletterMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesArticles of Interest

The development of economics as a science which is always based on human beings, the creative actors and protagonists in all social processes and events (the subjectivist conception), is undoubtedly the most significant and characteristic contribution made by the Austrian School of economics, founded by Carl Menger.

Jesús Huerta de Soto received doctoral degrees in Law (1984) and Economic and Business Sciences (1992), both from Complutense University of Madrid, and an MBA from Stanford University. He has been a Professor of Political Economy at Complutense University of Madrid's Law School since 1979. In 1983, Huerta de Soto received the Rey Juan Carlos Award in Economics, in 2005 the CNE's Adam Smith Award for lifetime achievement, and in 2009 he was awarded an honorary degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquin. Huerta de Soto is also a member of Mont Pelerin Society's Board of Directors, a member of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics' editorial board, and director of the publication "Procesos de mercado: Revista Europea de Economía Política".

Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

03/16/2006Books
New Fourth Edition is now Available This book is a masterpiece that utterly demolishes the case for fiat currency and central banking, and shows that these institutions have compromised economic stability and freedom, and, moreover, are intolerable in a free society. From the "Preface to the Fourth...
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Salazar: The Dictator Who Refused to Die

World History

Blog07/24/2021

"I doubt whether there is today in any democracy … personal liberty as well secured as it was then in Portugal.”

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The Economic Effects of Pandemics: An Austrian Analysis

Booms and Busts

Blog04/01/2021

How do recurrent cycles of boom and recession compare to isolated crises caused by extraordinary phenomena? 

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Benedict XVI: A Life

Biographies

03/05/2021Articles of Interest
Peter Seewald has published an extensive biography of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, which will be of special interest to all supporters of the Austrian school and lovers of liberty who, whether believers or not, persistently condemn the “fatal conceit” of statism.
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The State: The Deadliest Virus

Big GovernmentSocialism

07/01/2020Mises Media
The deadliest virus consists of the deification of human reason and the systematic use of coercion, which the state embodies.
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The State: The Deadliest Virus

Big GovernmentSocialism

Blog06/24/2020

The deadliest virus consists of the deification of human reason and the systematic use of coercion, which the state embodies.

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