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Jacob Westman
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A Good Book About the Austrian and Chicago Schools of Economics
A good book to read that examines the issue that I just mentioned in my previous post is "Vienna & Chicago, Friend or Foes? A Tale of Two Schools of Free-Market Economics" by Mark Skousen.  This is a great book and in my view, gives a charitable analysis of...
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Math Arguments
The purpose of this post is to address many of the statements/arguments made by Austrians about math or their position on math. One statement I have been hearing lately is along these lines, "Austrians are not against all math, just SOME math" or, "Austrian...
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Economic Analysis of Laws
The law of supply is a fundamental law in economics.  It is used in the majority of economic theories either implicitly or explicitly.  There are many factors that go into how supply is calculated but one of them is input prices.  Basically, this says as in...
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Cubic Spline Interpolation and Econometrics
This paper was written for my Numerical Analysis class.  It was a small project in which I had to write a code and also answer a real world problem.  One of the problems I face as an aspiring economist is finding appropriate data to run regressions on.  If ...
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