My latest comments at the LibertyMatters discussion of entrepreneurship is now posted. All the opposition is defeated.
I would like to bring the following to your attention: – Call for Papers – Monetary Policy in the 21st Century: The Renaissance of Austrian Monetary Economics Madrid, November 2nd and 3rd, 2017 Submission deadline: June 30th, 2017 The Faculty of Political Economy in co-operation with the Master Programme in Economics of the Austrian School … Continue reading Call for Papers: Austrian Monetary Economics Conference
Check this out at Liberty Matters. Lead Essay: Peter J. Boettke, "Israel M. Kirzner on Competitive Behavior, Industrial Structure, and the Entrepreneurial Market Process" [Posted: March 1, 2017] Responses and Critiques Mario J. Rizzo, "Kirzner’s Theory of the Market Process" [Posted: March 6, 2017] Peter G. Klein, "Entrepreneurial Discovery: Who Needs It?" [Posted: March 8, … Continue reading Discussion of Israel Kirzner’s Work on Entrepreneurship
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by Glen Whitman Last year in this space, I posted the Call for Abstracts for a forthcoming book called Economics of the Undead. That project is now coming to fruition! The book will officially be published tomorrow; here's the Amazon page, and here's the Barnes & Noble page. (The Kindle version should also become available … Continue reading Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science
by Edward Stringham As a professor, I am a fan of rigorous economic research, but I am also a fan of helping students learn about how important economics is in an engaging way. John Papola did an excellent job with the Keynes Versus Hayek music videos (especially the second one with yours truly), and over the past … Continue reading Economics Music Video Contest: Markets Promote Peace
by Mario Rizzo There have been no posts in a long time. Apologies to our readers. I have been working on my book with Glen Whitman on new paternalism, behavioral economics and rationality. I have also been hard at work establishing the Classical Liberal Institute at the NYU Law School. I am excited about both … Continue reading WE ARE BACK!!!!
by Mario Rizzo Readers of this blog may be interested in learning that the awaited-and-hoped-for new journal is actually coming soon. It is a welcome change from the usual in economics today. I hope that Austrians might consider submitting articles of high quality. The following is taken from the website of the Ronald Coase Institute. … Continue reading A New Journal from The Ronald Coase Institute
by Mario Rizzo This will not be a review of her scholarly contributions. I have already made some attempt at that in a post shortly after her richly-deserved Nobel prize in economics. And I also link an announcement of her death here. I met Professor Ostrom at a celebration of her work at GMU after she won the prize. … Continue reading Elinor Ostrom, RIP
John Taylor received the Manhattan Institute’s 2012 Hayek prize for his book, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity. In the lecture he gave for the occasion, Professor Taylor argued for rules-based policies—-that would be a real reform. The video of the lecture is on the Manhattan Institute site. It was also published in … Continue reading Hayek Lecture by Taylor