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Historical Controversies: Corrections and Qualifications

U.S. History

07/30/2018Academic Resources
Chris Calton's running list of episode corrections and qualifications.
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Menger the Revolutionary

History of the Austrian School of Economics

07/23/2018The Free Market
While Menger shared his contemporaries’ preference for abstract reasoning, he was primarily interested in explaining the real-world actions of real people.
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feb07_0.pdf

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Social Darwinism and the Free Market

World HistoryPolitical Theory

07/21/2018The Free Market
The markets are not a struggle between rich and poor, strong and weak. On the contrary, they help humans work together to benefit everyone.
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May2012_0.pdf

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Charity Needs Markets

Philosophy and MethodologyPricesValue and Exchange

07/20/2018The 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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Interest Theories, Old and New

07/13/2018Academic Resources
[Frank Fetter, "Interest Theories, Old and New" reprinted in Capital, Interest, and Rent , ed. Murray Rothbard (Kansas City: Sheed Andrews and McMeel, 1977).] Abstract theory, always of fundamental importance, has, as truly as practical policy, its “topics of the day,” and just now discussion of...
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A BCT is not ABCT: A Rejoinder to Brian Simpson

Business Cycles

07/11/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
When attempting to explicate a theory of the business cycle, it is important to identify between those components that are necessary features of the cycle and those that are merely incidental.
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The Austrian Economists and the Late Habsburg Viennese Milieu

BiographiesAustrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

07/10/2018Review of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10
What can we can learn from the early Austrian economists about the alleged decadence of Vienna in their time?
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rae2_1_8_5.pdf

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Origins of the Welfare State in America

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

07/07/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The two most powerful motivations in human history have always been ideology and economic interest.
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12_2_1_0.pdf

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The Founding Fathers: Smugglers, Tax Evaders, and Traitors

U.S. History

07/04/2018The Free Market
Rarely does the media mention some important facts about the "Founding Fathers": that they were lawbreakers and "criminals" according to British law.
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fm787_0.pdf

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The Place of Human Action in the Development of Modern Economic Thought

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

06/30/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The core of any system of economic theory is the explanation of how prices are determined.
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qjae2_1_3.pdf

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