2017 International Conference of Prices & Markets

2017 International Conference of Prices & Markets
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Date(s) - 10/11/2017 - 11/11/2017
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Astronomy & Astrophysics Building



November 10-11, 2017 we will be hosting our sixth International Conference of Prices & Markets, and we want you there!

Our event will feature David Howden, Martin Sibileau, Shawn Ritenour, Grahame Booker, Ash Navabi, Glenn Fox, Georges Bragues, Pierre Desrochers, Jeffrey M. Herbener, Predrag Rajsic, and Joseph Salerno.

Mises Canada aspires to inform the next generation of great thinkers. As part of that mandate, STUDENTS ATTEND OUR PROGRAMMING FOR FREE. Students are encouraged to register today to attend for the International Conference of Prices & Markets for free, on the campus of the University of Toronto.

The International Conference of Prices & Markets is designed to combine the opportunities of a professional meeting, with the added attraction of hearing and presenting new and innovative research, engaging in vigorous debate, and interacting with like-minded scholars who share research interests.

ICPM will present papers that seek to improve the understanding of the role of markets in the economy. Submissions will shed light on contemporary issues while being grounded in a praxeological reasoning. Papers will be from a variety of fields such as politics, sociology, and psychology, where ever they can bring relevance to economic and financial questions.

Select papers from the conference will be published as Papers and Proceedings of the conference in the Journal of Prices & Markets, the flagship journal of Mises Canada.


See below.


Attend for free. Register below.



Friday, November 10th

7:00 p.m.


Opening Reception

Fox & Fiddle
280 Bloor St W.
Toronto, ON
M5S 3B6

RSVP here.


Saturday, November 11th


Astronomy and Astrophysics Building
Room AB 107
University of Toronto
50 St George St,
Toronto, ON
M5S 3H4



8:30 — 9:30

Coffee, refreshments and registration opens


9:30 — 10:30

Session 1

Martin Sibileau, independent scholar, “An Austrian View on Capital Structure”

David Howden, Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus, “The Evolution of the Natural Rate of Interest”

Jeffrey Herbener, Grove City College, “Is the virus of international macroeconomic interventionism infectious? An ABCT analysis” (with Lucas Engelhart and Walter Block)


10:30 — 10:45  Break


10:45 – 11:45

Session 2

Grahame Booker, University of Waterloo and University College, Oxford, retired, “Some Remarks About Liberty”

George Bragues, University of Guelph – Humber, “Cooperation and Excellence: A Premodern Case for Capitalism”

Predrag Raijsic, University of Guelph, “Opportunities and Obstacles to the Private Access of Crown Land in Canada”


11:45 — 1:15  Lunch

1:15 – 2:15

Session 3


Ash Navabi, George Mason University, “A Monopsony is Necessarily a Monopoly”

Joseph T. Salerno, Pace University, “The ´Income Effect´ in Causal — Realist Price Theory”

Glenn Fox, University of Guelph, “Does Austrian Economics Have Anything Left to Contribute to the Mainstream?”


2:15 — 2:30 Break


2:30 — 3:30


Session 4

Shawn Ritenour, Grove City College, “The Original Sin of Banking”

David Howden, Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus, “Revising the Money Multiplier”

Pierre Desrochers, University of Toronto, “Towards a Typology of Local Food Movements:  Some Historical Perspective”


3:30 — 4:30 p.m

Closing Remarks

David Howden, Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada, Wrap up and final comments


Informal Closing Reception


Fox & Fiddle
280 Bloor St W.
Toronto, ON
M5S 3B6


Bookings are closed for this event.

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