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  • World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research

    posted to Organizations and Markets on Tue 8th Oct 13

    | Dick Langlois | I have recently become involved with a new organization that many readers may be interested in. It’s called the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR). From the website: WINIR is a specialist but global network.

  • New Paper on Austrian Capital Theory

    posted to Organizations and Markets on Fri 4th Oct 13

    | Nicolai Foss |In my Hayek Lecture at last year’s Austrian Economics Scholars Conference I argued that Austrian capital theory is deserving of a comeback as an absolute integral part of Austrian economics. I argued that ACT directs attention to the essential

  • From MOOC to MOOR

    posted to Organizations and Markets on Thu 3rd Oct 13

    | Peter Klein |Via John Hagel, a story on MOOR — Massively Open Online Research. A UC San Diego computer science and engineering professor is teaching a MOOC (massively open online course) that includes a research component.All students who sign up for

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  • Does Macroeconomic Theory Influence Macroeconomic Policy?

    posted to Organizations and Markets on Tue 30th Jun 09

    | Peter Klein |Not really, according to John Wood’s History of Macroeconomic Policy in the United States (Routledge, 2008). As David Wheelock notes in his EH.Net review:Wood argues that U.S. fiscal and monetary policy have been remarkably consistent over

  • Why They Heart Keynes

    posted to Organizations and Markets on Wed 11th Mar 09

    | Peter Klein |Luigi Zingales rides the Straight Talk Express (via Casey Mulligan):Keynesianism has conquered the hearts and minds of politicians and ordinary people alike because it provides a theoretical justification for irresponsible behavior. Medical science

  • Ronald Coase (1910-2013)

    posted to Organizations and Markets on Tue 3rd Sep 13

    | Peter Klein |Ronald Coase passed away today at the age of 102. One of the most influential economists of the 20th century, perhaps of all time. His “Problem of Social Cost” (1960) has 21,692 Google Scholar cites, and “The Nature of the Firm”

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  • New Paper on Austrian Capital Theory

    posted to Mises Economics Blog on Fri 4th Oct 13

    In myHayek Lectureat last years Austrian Economics Scholars Conference I argued that Austrian capital theory is deserving of a comeback as an absolute integral part of Austrian economics. I argued that ACT directs attention to the essential importance of heterogeneity

  • Interesting blog bits

    posted to Anti-Dismal on Fri 27th Sep 13

    Gary Becker on Capitalisms Return from the Financial Crisis Karl Marx saw every major depression in the nineteenth century as the final crisis of capitalism, due to its internal contradictions, that would usher in the era of socialism and communism. Alas for

  • Incumbents Try the Borg Strategy

    posted to Mises Economics Blog on Wed 18th Sep 13

    The internet has the potential to revolutionize higher education, as new providers and platforms such as Khan Academy, TED, the various MOOC providers, and our own Mises Academy offer modular, flexible, and specialized alternatives to the medieval model that