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The Austrians, the Mainstream, and "Mainline" Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

Blog07/05/2017
Boettke’s book Living Economics is very personal, and is a portrait of a specific way of thinking about Austrian economics and practicing it.

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Maskin on Samuelson

BiographiesAustrian Economics Overview

Blog06/12/2017
Eric Maskin has made some extravagant claims for the significance of Paul Samuelson.

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3 Ways the Critics Get Praxeology Wrong

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/21/2017
Many critics of Mises are attacking a caricature of what Mises called praxeology — which is simply logic applied to human choice, or action.

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Libertarianism at the Brink

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/16/2017
Cato's Brink Lindsey says we can't evaluate complete laissez-faire because it does not exist; but he somehow "knows" government intervention is better.

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Marx: The Economist's Economist

World HistoryAustrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

Marx's original thinking amounted to nothing more than equivocal statements, half-baked arguments, and crude claims unsupported by any empirical facts.

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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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The March-April Issue of The Austrian Is Now Online

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Blog04/05/2017
Now in mailboxes, the March-April issue of The Austrian is also now online.

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Academia 'Plays Market' With Dire Consequences for Science

EducationAustrian Economics OverviewPrices

Higher education and scientific research have been cut off from its customers by government intervention.

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Browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Blog03/27/2017
We've recently made it easier for readers to browse the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

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What Economists Are Not—And Shouldn’t Try to Be

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

Economists should not “design the tap” or “lay the pipes” for government intervention.

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