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Monthly Archives: December 2012
Daniel Sanchez, editor of Mises.org, once made the following important observation in a debate: Daniel Kahneman’s research (which is what Bernanke draws from for his “decision pitfalls” in chapter 1) sounds interesting. But, insofar as it is like the example … Continue reading
During 2009 and 2010 I used to visit Cafe Hayek almost daily. Hosts Russ Roberts and Donald Boudreaux would be ready with a cup of freshly brewed Hayekian coffee and the Cafe would have a bustling atmosphere thanks to its … Continue reading
Die verhaal van die Oostenrykse skool begin in die vyftiende eeu, toe volgelinge van Sint Thomas Aquinas, wat aan die Universiteit van Salamanca in Spanje geskryf en onderrig gegee het, probeer het om die volle omvang van menslike handeling en maatskaplike struktuur te verklaar. Continue reading
Peter Schiff takes apart Mike ‘Deflation’ Shedlock and his underperforming Sitka Pacific fund. via EPJ
Another great contribution from John Papola over at Econstories, the same guy who brought us the Keynes vs Hayek rap songs. Deck the halls with macro follies has had about 70 000 hits since it was YouTubed on the 5th … Continue reading
The latest QJAE is out and has some very interesting looking papers that will be worth the read. While the journal doesn’t look as action-packed as some previous additions, there are definitely a few that really catch the eye: Monetary Orders and … Continue reading