Archive | July, 2015

McCloskey and social networks as a channel for Kirznerian growth

McCloskey and social networks as a channel for Kirznerian growth Outlet submitted to: Economic Affairs Abstract: This article expands on the view of Deirdre McCloskey that the economic growth of the western world since the end of the eighteenth century can be explained by the process of entrepreneurial change as described by Israel Kirzner. This […]

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The turnover-reducing effects of minimum wage hikes might be undesirable

I have just uploaded a new working paper. Although this one is not about economic history, it does concern an issue I have to deal very often in economic history: wages and price controls. In this working paper, I decided to tackle the issue of the minimum wage and the empirical finding whereby there are […]

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