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Pascal Salin

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Pascal Salin is the author of eleven books, dozens of scholarly papers, and hundreds of articles in which he explains and develops economic science and courageously advocates individual liberty. See Jörg Guido Hülsmann's "Pascal Salin: Gentleman, Economist, Radical."

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Today's Tech Giants Aren't Really Monopolists


The definition of a monopoly (and therefore of competition) in traditional economic theory is arbitrary. And there are many reasons why big companies with little "competition" are beneficial.

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On Understanding France and the French Situation


01/22/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Pascal Salin investigates the contrast between French collectivism and it production of liberal intellectuals.
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Free Banking and Fractional Reserves: A Comment

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The article by Jörg Guido Hülsmann, “Free Banking and the Free Bankers,” is an important contribution to a proper understanding of free-banking systems. He is perfectly correct in blaming some advocates of free banking who support arguments which are irrelevant or wrong,


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Pascal Salin: An Austrian in Paris

BiographiesFiscal TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014Austrian Economics Newsletter
Volume 16, Number 2 (Summer 1996) An Interview with Pascal Salin Pascal Salin, professor of economics at Université Paris-Dauphine, is the current president of the Mont Pèlerin Society. He is the author of five books and many articles in academic journals, including The Review of Austrian...
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The Firm in a Free Society: Following Bastiat's Insights

Monetary TheorySubjectivism

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Frédéric Bastiat did not devote much attention to the problem of the firm, so taking an interest in his thoughts on the topic could seem strange. Yet, the foundations for a realistic theory of the firm (and, more generally, of the distribution of human activities) are found in chapter 14, “Wages,”...


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