Posts Tagged ‘Austrian Economics’

Austrian Economics in the WSJ … Again

Monday, June 28, 2010 7:45 11 Comments

Russ Roberts of George Mason University has another solid piece in the Wall Street Journal: “Why Friedrich Hayek is Making a Comeback: With the failure of Keynesian stimulus, the late Austrian economist’s ideas on state power and crony capitalism are getting a new hearing.” This is a nice rundown on Hayek for beginners, and even [...]

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Austrian Economists Take Up A New Label

Saturday, January 2, 2010 12:34 2 Comments

For those of you who don’t know about “the name game” and Austro-musical chairs, I’ll try to draw up a quick timeline. Peter Boettke, an Austrian economist and Professor at GMU, is a diligent and hard-working economist who I respect. Yesterday on the Austrian Economists blog (now the Coordination Problem blog) he announced the abandonment [...]

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Minsky and Mises

Saturday, October 24, 2009 7:50 3 Comments

This is not a very sophisticated article (“Muddying the Regulatory Debate” from the Financial Times), but it does give attention to Mises and the Austrians. He presents some weak interpretations of Mises, and this paragraph seems to say that Misesians would propose intervention to downsize the banking system? Maybe I am reading it wrong, but [...]

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