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Monthly Archives: November 2013
Toe minister van handel en nywerheid, Rob Davies, onlangs ‘n tarief op hoender goedgekeur het - kwansuis om plaaslike produsente te beskerm – het hy miljoene Suid-Afrikaners te na gekom deur hul vernaamste bron van proteïne duurder te maak. Dit is … Continue reading
This comes back to the point I made to Grant McDermott a few months ago about “testing” ABCT using the wrong data. Wrote Gene Callahan and Roger Garrison in “DOES AUSTRIAN BUSINESS CYCLE THEORY HELP EXPLAIN THE DOT-COM BOOM AND … Continue reading
An interview with Peter Klein. Niaz: Dear Peter, thank you so much for joining us in the midst of your busy schedule. We are very thrilled and honored to have you at eTalks. Peter: It’s my pleasure to participate! Niaz: … Continue reading
by Prof. Peter Klein Klein is Executive Director and Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute and Associate Professor in the Division of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Missouri. Read about his upcoming trip to South Africa … Continue reading
Simon Brown (of JustOneLap fame) interviewed me to learn about Austrian economics for the JSE Direct podcast last week. Listen to the interview below (episode 123), or follow this link.
Dr. Gerald Groenewald of the University of Johannesburg has written an article on entrepreneurship in early eighteenth century Dutch Cape Town. I’ve only skimmed the article, but what caught my eye was Groenewald’s references to Austrian economists, including Mises and … Continue reading
Readers of Mises.co.za and local supporters of Austrian economics can look forward to a visit by foremost Austrian economist prof. Peter Klein. Klein, a specialist on the theory of the firm and entrepreneurship, as well as executive director of the … Continue reading
Lesers van Mises.co.za en plaaslike belangstellendes in die Oostenrykse skool in ekonomie kan uitsien na ‘n besoek deur ‘n voorste Oostenrykse ekonoom, prof. Peter Klein. Klein, ‘n spesialis op die ekonomie van die firma en entrepreneurskap, asook uitvoerende direkteur van … Continue reading