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U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History
Americans often have defended the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as regrettable but necessary for ending World War II. The actual record tells us a much different story.
The EntrepreneurAustrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPraxeology
Modern economics claims that quantitative methods are central to understanding economic analysis. Mises demonstrated why this belief is untrue.
Money and Banks
Bernanke’s initial moves to reverse QE were memorably beaten back by the so-called taper tantrum, so it's hard to see how the Fed will now proceed with aggressive QT.
Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeology
Human action cannot be analyzed in the same way that one would analyze objects. These quantitative methods do not improve our knowledge of the driving causes in economics.
The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
The Fed overestimated the robustness of the economy, underestimated the level of addiction of the markets to cheap money, and it was way too quick to proclaim a “full recovery” from the crisis.
It's true that JFK would feel at home in the modern GOP. But that's because the GOP has stopped even pretending to want significant cuts to government spending.
The new issue of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics is now available online.