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Handbook on Contemporary Austrian Economics


  • Peter J. Boettke


This Handbook looks through the lens of the latest generation of scholars at the main propositions believed by so-called ‘Austrians’. Each contributing author addresses key tenets of the school of thought, and outlines its ongoing contribution to economics and to the social sciences.

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  • Peter J. Boettke (ed.), 2010. "Handbook on Contemporary Austrian Economics," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12822.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:12822

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    1. Peter T. Leeson, 2008. "How Important is State Enforcement for Trade?," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 10(1), pages 61-89.
    2. Edward Stringham, 2006. "Overlapping Jurisdictions, Proprietary Communities, and Competition in the Realm of Law," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 162(3), pages 516-534, September.
    3. Smith, Adam, 1776. "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations," History of Economic Thought Books, McMaster University Archive for the History of Economic Thought, number smith1776.
    4. Leeson, Peter T., 2007. "Better off stateless: Somalia before and after government collapse," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 689-710, December.
    5. Richard E. Wagner, 2007. "Fiscal Sociology and the Theory of Public Finance," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 12713.
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    1. Leonid Krasnozhon & Mykola Bunyk, 2018. "The role of the German Historical School in the development of Mises’s thought," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer;Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, vol. 31(3), pages 343-357, September.
    2. CORDUNEANU Alexandru, 2020. "Austrian Economics And Its Idiosyncratic Ideas For The Digital Age," Revista Economica, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 72(2), pages 8-18, July.
    3. Alexander Salter, 2015. "Peter J. Boettke & Christopher J. Coyne (eds.), The Oxford handbook of Austrian economics. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015, xiii + 813 pp., USD 150.00 (cloth)," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 165(1), pages 165-167, October.
    4. Leonid A. Krasnozhon, 2013. "Political Economy of Agricultural Market Reform in Ukraine: “Good Bye Lenin”," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 29(Fall 2013), pages 119-140.

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