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William Barnett II

Tags Business CyclesCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10

Bill Barnett is professor of economics at Loyola University in New Orleans.

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Could Gold Discoveries Cause the Austrian Boom-Bust Cycle?

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksGold Standard

02/25/2021Mises Media
Could new gold discoveries cause a (small) boom-bust cycle if the gold hit the loan market before other sectors? Bill Barnett and Walter Block join Bob Murphy to discuss.
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Walter Block and William Barnett on Problems With the Hayekian Triangle

Capital and Interest Theory

10/10/2019Mises Media
Block and Barnett on whether the Hayekian triangle—the popular device used to illustrate how artificially low interest rates lead to an unsustainable boom—can be salvaged or should be abandoned altogether.
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Gallaway and Vedder on Stabilization Policy

Production Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What sets Austrians apart from mainstream economists is methodology and consequent analyses. The first section contains an analysis of their methods, which are found wanting.


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In Defense of Fiduciary Media—A Comment; or, What's Wrong with "Clown" or Play Money?

Monetary Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Selgin and White commence their defense of monetary systems with fractional-reserve banking, provided they are based on gold specie money.


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Dimensions and Economics: Some Problems — Errata

Philosophy and Methodology

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The economics profession has attempted to achieve the degree of success in understanding, explaining, and predicting events in the social world that physicists and engineers have achieved


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