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Walter Block

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Speeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesLibertarian PapersArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of LibertyMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

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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Hazlitt in One Lesson with Walter Block

Austrian Economics OverviewInterventionism

09/06/2019Audio/Video
Professor Walter Block joins Jeff Deist for a fantastic in-depth discussion of Henry Hazlitt and his work.
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I'm An Austrian Economist: What Does It Mean?

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog06/10/2019

Austrian economics diverges in several important ways from that followed by our colleagues in the mainstream of the profession.

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Chapter 9. National Defense and the Theory of Externalities, Public Goods, and Clubs

War and Foreign Policy

06/06/2019Audio/Video
From The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production , edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.
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Can a Commodity-Money Economy Co-Exist with a Fiat-Money Economy?

Just as unilateral free trade results in a more solid economy for the countries that adopt it — even within an international economy of protectionism in other countries — so would a commodity-money based economy surrounded by fiat-money economies.

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Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, the Supply Curve, and Consumer Theory

Subjectivism

04/17/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What does it mean for two goods to be the "same good"? Wysocki and Block argue that Austrian subjectivism leads to the possibility of perfect economic homogeneity or heterogeneity.
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