History, History of Economic Thought

Introduction to Farsi Edition of Human Action

– October 15, 2019

Now you own it. Learn from it. Return to it again and again. May it always be with us, widely circulated in every land and every language, forever.

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Books, History of Economic Thought

Why Is AIER Publishing Karl Marx?

– October 14, 2019

Reading the source helps you find the root errors and not get buffeted about by fake arguments that turn up on the news daily. In general, this task just granted me more confidence in a similar way that reading the right-Hegelians did.

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History of Economic Thought

Introduction to The Best of Karl Marx

– October 14, 2019

To the modern economist directly grappling with Marx’s economic theories remains a necessary step for pursuing informed and rigorous engagement with their unavoidable political progeny.

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History of Economic Thought
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The Marginal Marginalist from Prague

– October 9, 2019

Cheers to Franz Cuhel, long dead, long forgotten, not even translated to English, and now not even mentioned by current historians of the Austrian School.

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History of Economic Thought
Gresham's Law

Gresham’s Law Is Not the Reason for the Corruption of Democracy

– October 6, 2019

Gresham’s Law is not the reason why the malicious field of politics attracts particularly awful people.

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History of Economic Thought

James M. Buchanan: A Centenary Appreciation

– September 26, 2019

Born on a Tennessee farm 100 years ago on October 3, Buchanan came of age when the ideas of John Maynard Keynes reached their zenith among economists.

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History of Economic Thought

My Life as an Austrian Economist and a Classical Liberal

– September 24, 2019

Economist Richard Ebeling reflects on his life and career, learning from and being colleagues with many of the greats, from Rand to Hayek to Morgenstern to Rothbard.

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History of Economic Thought

Mises’s Human Action After 70 Years

– September 15, 2019

If enough people discover and rediscover the timeless truths in the pages of Human Action, the ideas of Ludwig von Mises may well assist us in stemming the growing tide toward an even larger leviathan state that dangerously looms in front of us.

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History of Economic Thought
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Happy Birthday Deirdre McCloskey

– September 11, 2019

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey is a one-woman university, a polymath’s polymath in an age of ever-increasing academic specialization. She has done ground-breaking work across several fields, and her academic appointments show it.

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History of Economic Thought, Inequality
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Economics Has Neglected Inequality? Absurdly Untrue

– September 4, 2019

In fact, inequality studies have been a mainstay of the discipline since at least 1948.

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