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Why Libertarians Should Reject Positive Rights

02/04/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: Maloberti, in “Why Libertarians Should Accept Positive Rights” argues that, as normally presented, libertarianism entails anarchism. He argues that libertarians should, therefore, accept a limited form of positive rights, which will allow for the creation of a libertarian government. In...
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Austrian Economics—The Ultimate Achievement of an Intellectual Journey

02/04/2009Libertarian Papers
Volume 1, Article 9 (2009) I cannot begin my lecture without first expressing all my deep gratitude to the Mises Institute, which honors me so much by presenting me the Gary G. Schlarbaum Award. And my gratitude is also addressed to Mr. Gary Schlarbaum who has so generously founded this award...
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Dead End Street Blues

02/04/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: The long stagflation in the nineteen-seventies broke the Keynesian hold on economic policy. Last year we witnessed the spectacular unraveling of neo-liberal policies of manipulating money and credit. While these episodes might be studied to explain the specific weaknesses and errors of...
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Rothbard’s Confidential Memorandum to the Volker Fund, "What Is To Be Done?”

02/04/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: The libertarian-individualist cause is at a critical crossroads. To have a successful revolution in the minds of men, we must learn from the Leninists what “revolutionaries” can do to advance their principles: nourish and increase the hard core with an “open center” and support specific...
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Libertarianism and Positive Rights: Comments on Katz’s Reply

02/04/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: In “Why Libertarians Should Reject Positive Rights,” Joshua Katz offers a critical response to the argument developed by Nicolás Maloberti in “Libertarianism and the Possibility of the Legitimate State.” In this rejoinder, Maloberti argues that Katz’s response fails on two accounts. First...
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Alfred Tella

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Alfred Tella is former Georgetown University research professor of economics.

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Verdades económicas que perduran
Un homenaje a Ludwig von Mises por Alfred Tella.
Economic Truths That Endure

A tribute to Ludwig von Mises by Alfred Tella.

Wladimir Kraus

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"A Treatise for A New Age in Economic Theory" Review of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics by George Reisman.

The book under review, Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics , has been in print since 1996. Its enormous...

A Thought Experiment Comparing Austrian and Keynesian Stimulus Packages

Abstract: Essentially, there are two competing views of how to overcome an economy-wide recession/depression. The...

Steve J. Shone

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Voltairine de Cleyre: More of an Anarchist than a Feminist?

Abstract: The recently rediscovered Michigan-born poet, essayist, and political philosopher, Voltairine de Cleyre (...

Walter Block

Walter Block

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Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at Loyola University, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, and regular columnist for LewRockwell.com.

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Labor Economics: An Austrian Perspective
This free four-lecture course outlines the Austrian understanding of labor as a factor of production priced in the...
Chapter 9. National Defense and the Theory of Externalities, Public Goods, and Clubs

From The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production , edited by Hans...

Nicolás Cachanosky

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Nicolás Cachanosky, a native of Argentina, is assistant professor of economics at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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Secular Growth in Garrison's Model: A Comment

Furthering the debate of whether or not Garrison's secular growth is consistent with neoclassical growth theory, in...

A Mathematical Version of Garrison's Model

We develop a mathematical framework of Garrison's model and apply it to increase in savings, secular growth, and...

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