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Monthly Archives: January 2013
The following table shows the complex web of goods and services that are supplied and demanded to produce bread. Bear in mind that each of the items listed below have their own production structure that may be more complex than … Continue reading
Bob Murphy speaks up for himself about his lost CPI inflation bet in a comment on EPJ. Bob MurphyJanuary 1, 2013 at 8:43 AM Thanks Bob W. Just a few clarifications everybody: (A) I made the bet with David Henderson … Continue reading
To an economist, the equivalent of a cyclist using the performance enhancing drug EPO, is MRH. Mises. Rothbard. Hoppe. Best taken intravenously to the brain.
I’ve been playing around with online timeline visualisations recently as well as reading Rothbard’s Austrian History of Economic Thought. I think they can be combined to form a lethal mix: an online interactive timeline of Rothbard’s History. I’ve almost covered … Continue reading
My new article out on www.mises.co.za. The world is in a currency war. What is that? It’s when governments devalue their currencies in order to protect domestic industries against foreign competition. They believe that if their exchange rate is weaker … Continue reading
From Robert Higgs over at Circle Bastiat. Austrian Economics—the Queen of the Experimental Sciences By Robert Higgs Wednesday,January2nd,2013 My greatly esteemed friend Vernon Smith turned 86 years of age yesterday. Vernon is, among other things, the leading figure in the … Continue reading
Excerpted from an interview by the Austrian Economics Newsletter with Murray Rothbard Austrian Economic Newsletter: What about conferences during the early seventies? Murray Rothbard: The first was conducted at Cornell, the summer of 1973. Forest MacDonald and myself were giving papers. At … Continue reading