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Samuel Bostaph

Tags War and Foreign PolicyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Bostaph is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas.

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Driving the Market Process: Why Entrepreneurial "Alertness" Trumps "Creative Destruction"

Global EconomyEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

From the session on "Advances in the Theory of Entrepreneurship," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 21 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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Greenspan's Austrian Roots

BiographiesThe Fed

01/01/2001The Free Market
Earlier last year (February 17) in testimony before the House Banking Committee, Alan Greenspan argued that increases in productivity tend to create greater increases in aggregate demand than in potential aggregate supply. His reasoning was that productivity increases stimulate optimistic corporate...
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Greenspan's Austrian Connection

The FedOther Schools of Thought

03/24/2000Mises Daily Articles
He talks like an old Keynesian but has early intellectual ties to the Austrian School, once calling the Fed's creation "a historic disaster."
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Review of A Perilous Progress: Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America, by Michael A. Berstein

Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyU.S. History

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Every economist who regards himself or herself as a free-market theorist and advocate should acquire, read, and retain this paean to planning and interventionism as a valuable reference—especially if he or she is also a political libertarian.


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Review of The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why It Matters by Diane Coyle

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The author wishes to convince the intelligent general public that contemporary neoclassical economics is not only virile, rather than sterile, but is of crucial importance for public policy.


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