Steven Horwitz

Ball State University

Schnatter Distinguished Prof of Free Enterprise

Department of Economics

Ball State University

Muncie, IN 47306

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Reality of the Wartime Economy: More Historical Evidence on Whether World War Il Ended the Great Depression

Independent Review, 2013 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Steven Horwitz and Michael J. McPhillips
Ball State University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,600 (7,600)

Abstract:

Great Depression, World War II, stimulus, macroeconomic policy

2.

Inequality, Mobility, and Being Poor in America

Forthcoming in Social Philosophy and Policy Spring 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 761 (10,844)

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3.

Contrasting Concepts of Capital: Yet Another Look at the Hayek-Keynes Debate

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 436 (49,042)

Abstract:

Keynes, capital theory, business cycles, macroeconomics, Hayek

4.

Making Hurricane Response More Effective: Lessons from the Private Sector and the Coast Guard During Katrina

Mercatus Policy Comment No. 17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2009
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 281 (67,163)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Hurricane Katrina, Coast Guard, Wal-Mart, FEMA, disaster response

5.

An Appeal for Better Scholarly Discourse: How Bagus and Howden Have it Wrong on Free Banking

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 May 2011
Anthony J. Evans and Steven Horwitz
ESCP Europe and Ball State University
Downloads 244 (97,062)

Abstract:

business cycles, central banking, free banking, monetary equilibrium

6.

Cooperation Over Coercion: The Importance of Unsupervised Childhood Play for Democracy and Liberalism

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 226 (60,234)

Abstract:

liberalism, democracy, childhood play, Vincent Ostrom, Elinor Ostrom, Hayek, spontaneous order

7.

Theory, History, and the Great Recession

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 204 (120,045)

Abstract:

Austrian Economics, Methodology, Business Cycles, Great Recession

8.

Beyond Equilibrium Economics: Reflections on the Uniqueness of the Austrian Tradition

THE MARKET PROCESS: ESSAYS IN CONTEMPORARY AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS, pp. 62-79, Peter J. Boettke and David L. Prychtiko, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 1994, Market Process, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 6-25, Fall 1986
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Steven Horwitz and David L Prychitko
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ball State University and Northern Michigan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 201 (106,000)

Abstract:

Market Process, Austrian Economics

9.

Do We Need a Distinct Monetary Constitution?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 190 (113,647)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Constitutional Political Economy, Monetary Regimes, Free Banking, Inflation

10.

The Great Recession and its Aftermath from a Monetary Equilibrium Theory Perspective

George Mason University Mercatus Center Working Paper No. 10-63
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Steven Horwitz and William J. Luther
Ball State University and Kenyon College
Downloads 134 (153,748)

Abstract:

Austrian Economics, Bailout, Business Cycle, FDIC, Monetary Equilibrium Theory, Monetary Systems, Monetary Policy, Moral Hazard, Nominal Income Targeting, The Great Recession

11.

From Rabbit Ears to Flat Screen: It’s Getting Better All the Time!

HOMER ECONOMICUS: THE SIMPSONS AND ECONOMICS, Josh Hall, ed., Springer, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Steven Horwitz and Stewart Dompe
Ball State University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 112 (195,332)

Abstract:

Standard of Living, American Economic History, Popular Culture

12.

The Limits of Economic Expertise: Prophets, Engineers, and the State in the History of Development Economics

History of Political Economy, 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Steven Horwitz and Peter J. Boettke
Ball State University and George Mason University - Department of Economics
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13.

Herbert Hoover: Father of the New Deal

Cato Institute Briefing Paper, No. 122, September 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Nov 2011
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
Downloads 45 (273,497)

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14.

The Roots of Apartheid: A Book Review of 'The Colour Bar' by William H. Hutt

Critical Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 115-122, 1986
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Steven Horwitz and David L Prychitko
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ball State University and Northern Michigan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (277,852)

Abstract:

South Africa, Apartheid, Hutt

15.

The Profit Motive in Education: Continuing the Revolution

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Readings 65, 2012
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Newcastle University (UK), Ball State University, Florida State University - Department of Economics, Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES), Independent, American Enterprise Institute, Independent, Independent, Westminster Business School, Ohio University - Department of Economics, West London Free School and Independent
Downloads 39 (291,543)

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16.

Apartheid and the Market: A Response to Hoffenberg

Critical Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 133-134, Summer 1987
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter J. Boettke, Steven Horwitz and David L Prychitko
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Ball State University and Northern Michigan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (435,830)

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Reply

17.

Causes and Cures of the Great Recession

Economic Affairs, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 65-69, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
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Austrian economics, financial system, government intervention, housing market, Great Recession, free‐banking

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Public Choice, Libertarian, James Buchanan

19.

Behavioural Economics: A Virginia Political Economy Perspective

Economic Affairs, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 273-281, 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Steven Horwitz
Ball State University
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Abstract:

Austrian economics, behavioural economics, comparative institutional analysis, public choice theory, rational choice theory

20.

Inequality: How Much Is There and Is It All Bad?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2017
Vincent Geloso and Steven Horwitz
Texas Tech University and Ball State University
Downloads 0 (90,723)

Abstract:

Inequality, Public Choice, Political Economy