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Salim Rashid

Works Published inThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10

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Portfolio Management of the Free Banks of Illinois: An Examination of Historical Allegations

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

07/20/2005Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
The literature on free banking has sharply altered its focus in the last two decades. While the alleged failures of free banking have been closely analyzed and shown to have been greatly exaggerated, the link to fractional-reserve banking has been missed in the literature so far. Volume 9, Number 1...
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RAE9_1_2.pdf

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The "Law" of One Price: Implausible, Yet Consequential

Prices

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The law of one price is one of the most basic laws of economics and yet it is a law observed in the breach. That a given commodity can have only one price, except for the briefest of disequilibrium transitions
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qjae10_1_5.pdf

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Rothbard on Money: A Critical Textual Exegesis

Monetary TheoryMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
I n 1998 I presented a paper which argued that no theory of money was possible—in the sense of there being a stable relationship between a few explanatory variables...
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qjae3_3_6.pdf

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Intellectual Standards of Adam Smith's Day

World HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPrivate Property

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In reviewing the contributions of Adam Smith to the growth of economics Hans Brems writes that "[m]uch of what Smith had to say had been said before—but in French. Academic etiquette of his day demanded no acknowledgements, and he offered none." This is an unusually clear statement...
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11_1_5_0.pdf

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Adam Smith and Neo-Plagiarism: A Reply

Monetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014The Journal of Libertarian Studies
In describing Adam Smith's acknowledgments as "neo-plagiarism" (Rashid, 1990), was trying to characterize a situation where a scholar either borrows ideas from others but provides no acknowledgment, or had access to fruitful and important ideas yet seems to have ignored them. Volume...
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10_2_5_0.pdf

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