Monthly Archives: April 2009

book: Hayek’s _A Tiger by the Tail_ now Available Free on the Internet in PDF format

Friedrich Hayek’s 1972 classic A Tiger by the Tail is now available for download here (pdf) or here (pdf).  The new edition is a joint publication of the IEA and the Mises Institute.  The book is a collection of Hayek’s … Continue reading

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interview: George Selgin on Money & Banking

Hayekian economist George Selgin talks about money, banking and his new book on coinage in an interview with the Richmond Fed.  Worth quoting: RF: Do you see recent approaches to monetary policies and Fed actions as contributors to the current … Continue reading

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macro: Why is Brad DeLong so Dumb?

Roger Garrison is a gentleman and a scholar, and he’s never title a paper like that, instead he’s sought to account for why Brad DeLong is so dumb in a paper titled, “Mainstream Macro in an Austrian Nutshell.” As a … Continue reading

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book: Thomas Sowell on the Housing Boom & Bust

His new book is due to ship any day.  I’d guess the book will be in the Amazon top 5 before the end of the week. Read Sowell’s column on his new book here.

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q & a: Bob Murphy Answers Questions From Scott Sumner

Austrian economist Bob Murphy takes a whack at some macroeconomic questions on the current crisis from a U. of Chicago trained macroeconomist.

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schooled: Bob Murphy On Greg Mankiw’s Macro

It’s rather telling that Greg Mankiw has no answer to the main substance of Robert Murphy’s takedown of Mankiw’s overall macreconomic vision.   Instead, Mankiw fires his giant Harvard guns on an issue that was recognized long ago by economists without … Continue reading

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