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PC Is About Control, Not Etiquette

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/28/2015The Austrian
Political Correctness is best understood as propaganda. But unlike propaganda, which is particular campaign or effort, PC is all-encompassing. It seeks to mold us into modern versions of Marx’s un-alienated society man, freed of all his bourgeois pretensions and humdrum social conventions...

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Teaching Mises and Rothbard in Poland

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

12/24/2015The Austrian
Former Mises Fellow and current economics professor Mateusz Machaj discusses free market reforms in Poland, central banking, and the lack of Polish appetite for joining the eurozone.

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Political Illiberalism: A Defense of Freedom by Peter L.P. Simpson

Political Theory

12/07/2015The Austrian
It is remarkable, since Simpson is no libertarian, that his views on the state converge so substantially with views some libertarians have long defended.

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Bitcoin, the Regression Theorem, and the Emergence of a New Medium of Exchange

Monetary TheoryMoney and Banking

12/03/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A recent controversy has brewed over whether or not the emergence of bitcoin, as a new medium of exchange, is in accordance with Mises’s regression theorem...

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Review of Patent Trolls: Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation by William J. Watkins, Jr.

InterventionismMonopoly and Competition

12/03/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Watkins paints a very strong case against trolls, while pointing out some of their supposed benefits.

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Review of Austrian Theory and Economic Organization: Reaching Beyond Free Market Boundaries edited by Guinevere Liberty Nell

Free MarketsProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

12/03/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Nell says that Austrians are too often motivated—and constrained—by the search for free-market conclusions, leading them to neglect both the problems of unregulated markets and the promise of alternative forms of organization...

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Praxeology of Coercion: Catallactics vs. Cratics

Austrian Economics OverviewPraxeology

11/19/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
In this paper, a “praxeology of coercion,” or, more precisely, an analysis of interpersonal actions involving threats, is developed. This is an attempt to further the analysis of human action as defined by Mises...

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Publication Activity in Austrian Journals 2001–2010

Austrian Economics Overview

11/17/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Journal publications are used to rank institutions by research productivity in Austrian economics. An incidental byproduct is a ranking of scholars in the Austrian school.

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Disaggregating the Credit Expansion: The Role of Changes in Banks' Asset Structure in the Business Cycle

Business CyclesMoney and Banking

11/17/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The aim of the article is to refine the Austrian business cycle theory by discussing the effect of changes in banks’ asset structure on the business cycle...

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The Interest Rate and the Length of Production: An Attempt at Reformulation

Capital and Interest TheoryProduction Theory

11/17/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper argues that it may be misleading to search for a direct causal effect of interest rates on the length of production because another, related factor affects it more directly. We name this factor intertemporal labor intensity ...

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