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Review of The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression by Scott Sumner

U.S. HistoryBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

06/15/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What makes the book unique is Sumner’s use of real-time financial data and press accounts on the precise zigs-and-zags of the economy during the 1930s...

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Transparency or Deception: What the Fed Was Saying in 2007

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

06/15/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper examines the communications of officials from the Federal Reserve during 2007, the year between the end of the housing bubble and the beginning of the financial crisis.

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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

06/15/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.

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Toward a Subjective Approach to Investment Appraisal in Light of Austrian Value Theory

Austrian Economics OverviewSubjectivismValue and Exchange

06/15/2016Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper explores the implications of Mises’s theory of economic calculation for asset acquisitions and disposals, especially the acquisition and disposal of entire business enterprises...

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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

06/13/2016The Austrian
Even if everyone were totally charitable, we still could not build a complex economy without the price mechanism provided by markets.

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Chicago vs. the Free Market Symposium

Other Schools of Thought

06/09/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Not everyone called a free-market economist — regardless of their possession of a Nobel prize — really is devoted to the free market.

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Journal of Libertarian Studies Final Issue: Volume 22, Online Only

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

06/06/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The final issue of the Journal of Libertarian Studies (1977–2011): online...

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Campaigns Spawn Really Bad Economics

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Austrian
Presidential elections provide candidates an opportunity to repeat age-old economic fallacies that never seem to die.

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Immigration Symposium

InterventionismPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Journal of Libertarian Studies
There is no necessary connection between battling to curb immigration and rejecting key elements of the free market such as free trade.

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