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The Problem with Historical Illustrations of Free-Banking Systems

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Blog08/16/2018

 Historical experience does not appear to support the thesis of modern fractional-reserve free-banking theorists.

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Does a Fall in Unemployment Lead to Stronger Economic Growth?

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Blog08/13/2018

Ultimately, what matters for the well-being of individuals is not that they are employed as such, but their purchasing power in terms of the goods and services that they earn.

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Turkey Could Create A Larger Crisis Than Greece

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Blog08/13/2018

The Turkish lira collapse should have surprised no one. Yet, in this bubble-justifying market, it did.

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IMF Produces Another Bogus Venezuela Inflation Forecast

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Blog08/13/2018

Forget the IMF’s forecasts of Venezuela’s hyperinflation. They are a prime example of junk science. 

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The Blockchain Is a Tempting Target for Central Banks

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Blog08/09/2018

The Bank of England apparently wants to incorporate blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies into the central bankers’ tool kit.

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The Difference Between Austrians and Everyone Else — In One Easy Chart

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Blog08/07/2018

Here's how to tell the Austrian approach on money apart from the views of other schools of thought.

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Money Supply Growth Inched Upward in June

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Blog08/03/2018

Money supply growth inched upward again in June this year, but remains well below the growth rates experienced from 2009 to 2016.

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Can Deflation Fix the Damage Done by Inflation?

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Blog08/03/2018

Deflation can never repair the damage of a prior inflation. It would be like running someone over with a car, and then trying to fix the situation by backing up over the person again.

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When LBJ Assaulted a Fed Chairman

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Blog07/31/2018

Naturally, Fed chairmen claim they are never influenced by politicians who threaten them. But it would by naïve to take this at face value.

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Trump’s Tweets End the Myth of Fed Independence

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Blog07/31/2018

The Federal Reserve is not politically independent — and it never was.

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