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Michael V. Szpindor Watson

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Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Michael V. Szpindor Watson is a 2016 Mises Institute Fellow

Research areas: origins of money, specifically the debate between the Chartalists and/or credit-theory money proponents and the proponents of the commodity-money theory

Current affiliation: PhD student in economics at George Mason University, instructor at Belmont Abbey College

Future plans: a visiting professorship at Warsaw University in Poland to gain teaching experience before acquiring a position as professor of economics in the Chicago area.

Previous Mises Institute events: Mises University 2009, 2010 & 2011; Rothbard Graduate Seminar 2011 & 2013; Austrian Economic Research Conference 2015

All Works

Michael Watson: What is Outside of Economics?

Media and CulturePraxeology

Jeff Deist and Michael Watson discuss the reconciliation of ethical worldviews with value-free economics.
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Did Debt Exist Before Money? It Doesn't Matter

Monetary Theory

We should rewrite our textbook accounts to include the possibility of credit preceding a common medium of exchange and call it inter-temporal barter.

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Mueller and Mises: Integrating the Gift and "Final Distribution" within Praxeology

Calculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

08/25/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 18, no. 2 (Summer 2015 ) Symposium: Is There A Missing Element in Economics? ABSTRACT: John Mueller claims that Austrian economics does not have the tools to explain the economy. His major criticism against Neoclassical economics and its Austrian variant is...
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