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Isaac "Izzy" Marmolejo Posted: Thu, Jan 27 2011 2:16 AM

Lately, I've been hearing some cool things about this guy (He also gets some hate too)... are there any articles you recommend by this guy? I hear that he does a decent job at combining classical econ elements and Austrian Econ elements.

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I'll second this... Everything I've ever read by Reisman has been absolutely brilliant, particularly his explanation of deflation here. I've just started to delve into Capitalism, his magnum opus (emphasis on magnum - it must be close to a million words). My impression is that he gets short shrift in the Austrian community for incorporating neoclassical elements in his analysis, though without having read his work in full I can't say whether that's justified.

故兵聞拙速,未睹巧之久也。-孫子 "Thus, while I have heard of being swift yet inelegant in war, I have never heard a campaign described as protracted yet skilled." -Sun Tzu
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Esuric replied on Thu, Jan 27 2011 6:32 AM

I'm not a fan. He's fixated on the LTV and has really bizarre theories of interest.

"If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion."

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