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Samuel Bostaph

Tags War and Foreign PolicyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and Presentations

Bostaph is emeritus professor of economics at the University of Dallas.


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From Menger to Mises

History of the Austrian School of Economics

03/26/2021Mises Media
In this plenary address from the 2021 Austrian Economic Research Conference, Samuel Bostaph, an economist and historian of economic thought, discusses how Ludwig von Mises preserved and developed the work of Carl Menger.
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The Marginal Revolutionaries: How Austrian Economists Fought the War of Ideas

Book Reviews

11/19/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Before I had read less than a hundred pages of this book, I surmised that the author was not an economist and definitely not an economist who had any “Austrian School” affiliation. Instead, I was sure he was an historian.
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Schumpeter vs. Kirzner on Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship


A comparison between the two theories of entrepreneurial action suggest that it may be time to drop the use of the words “equilibrium” and “disequilibrium” from economics.

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The Second Socialist Calculation Debate: Comments at the 2018 Austrian Economics Research Conference

SocialismCalculation and Knowledge

02/28/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article discusses the changes in Austrian economics stimulated by the Second Socialist Calculation Debate and suggests a direction for future research.
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Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us


09/25/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists “essentially have no justification, or defensible reason, for what they are doing” and resent being asked to provide one.
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