Monthly Archives: May 2012

On the Success of ‘Free Banking’ in Sweden (1830-1897)

While the success of the swedish banking system from 1830 until the end of this century is of no dispute, and the banking crises were localized did not result in a general panic, there is a little dispute regarding the … Continue reading

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Race (John R. Baker 1974)

The entire book can be obtained ‘here’ (274 Mo). If the file remains inactive (i.e. without download activities) after 30 days, or so, it will be removed. If that should happen, just e-mail me at “mh19870410 @ gmail . com”. … Continue reading

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Debunking the Keynesian Accelerator Theory

Skousen, M., ed., (1992). Dissent on Keynes: A Critical Appraisal of Keynesian Economics. New York and London: Praeger. Chapter 4 : The Myths of the Multiplier and the Accelerator, by Jeffrey M. Herbener The Accelerator While interest in the trade … Continue reading

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Why g Matters: The Complexity of Everyday Life – Linda Gottfredson

Why g Matters: The Complexity of Everyday Life Linda S. Gottfredson (1997) Personnel selection research provides much evidence that intelligence (g) is an important predictor of performance in training and on the job, especially in higher level work. This article … Continue reading

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The Fatal Flaw of the Keynesian Multiplier Theory

The Failure of the New Economics, 1959, Henry Hazlitt.

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The Theory of Free Banking: Money Supply under Competitive Note Issue

George A. Selgin, The Theory of Free Banking: Money Supply under Competitive Note Issue [1988] 1: Overview The U.S. Experience 1837 was, however, also the year in which increased public dissatisfaction with the charter or spoils system of bank establishment … Continue reading

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Morality and Abstract Thinking : How Africans may differ from Westerners – Gedaliah Braun

Morality and Abstract Thinking [PDF] How Africans may differ from Westerners by Gedaliah Braun I am an American who taught philosophy in several African universities from 1976 to 1988, and have lived since that time in South Africa. When I … Continue reading

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