Archive for Austrian School

Block & Barnett vs. Murphy & Mises

I don’t like their chances… Walter recently sent me his 2020 critique in the Review of Economic Perspectives (co-authored with Bill Barnett) of my 2019 QJAE article in which I weighed in on the fractional reserve banking debate. Episode 181 of the Bob Murphy Show (which hasn’t dropped as of this writing, so that link […]

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Hayek on Keynes

This is old (of course), but for some reason it made the rounds recently on Twitter, when a bunch of progressives were triggered.

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BMS ep 169: Mario Rizzo on the Austrian School and the Economics of Time and Ignorance

Mario was the chair of my dissertation when I was a student at NYU. Audio here, video below (NOTE, I swapped the video, the original had an audio problem):

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Bob Talks Austrian Economics on “Real Vision”

This interviewer was very informed.

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I Spend 2 Hours Talking About the Austrian School

This was a super geeky (and hence awesome) conversation.

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Special Deal for Mises Seattle

Hey kids, I have a limited number of special-price ($25) tickets, which includes lunch, if you want to join us in Seattle. Details are here for the event. Contact me if you want in.

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Capital & Interest in the Austrian Tradition, Part 1 of 3

If you are a professional economist, you should at least give this a listen starting at 37:10. That’s the second half of the episode where I explain how Bohm-Bawerk’s critique of the “naive productivity theory of interest” can be correct, even though mainstream models routinely conclude that r=MPK. Of course, if you call yourself an […]

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Peter Klein Talks Entrepreneurship

And Christina Romer, Bill Clinton, and Israel Kirzner. The latest episode of the Bob Murphy Show. Incidentally, especially for young Austrian grad students / PhDs, Peter and I talk about shortcomings in standard Austrian theory at the tail end.

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