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Mark Thornton

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Mark Thornton is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He serves as the Book Review Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. His publications include The Economics of Prohibition (1991), Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War (2004), The Quotable Mises (2005), The Bastiat Collection (2007), An Essay on Economic Theory (2010), The Bastiat Reader (2014), and The Skyscraper Curse and How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Crisis of the Last Century (2018).

Dr. Thornton served as the editor of the Austrian Economics Newsletter and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Libertarian Studies and several other academic journals. He has served as a member of the graduate faculties of Auburn University and Columbus State University. He has also taught economics at Auburn University at Montgomery and Trinity University in Texas. Mark served as Assistant Superintendent of Banking and economic adviser to Governor Fob James of Alabama (1997-1999), and he was awarded the University Research Award at Columbus State University in 2002. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and received his PhD in economics from Auburn University. In 2014, he debated in opposition to the "War on Drugs" at Oxford Union.

Dr. Thornton has been featured in American Spectator, Barron's, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, Forbes, Investors' Business Daily, Le Monde, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Economic Times (India), Financial Times (Norway), and Tejarat-e-Farda (Iran). He has also had multiple appearances on Russia Today and Press TV

His editorials have appeared in the following leading regional newspapers: Atlanta Constitution, Birmingham News, Business Alabama, Chicago Sun-Times, Houston Chronicle, Mobile Press Register, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, Montgomery Advertiser, Orange County Register, Richmond Times Dispatch, Tampa Tribune, and the Washington Times

His commentary appears regularly in the Mises Daily and the Mises Wire. He also appears regularly on "Boom-Bust," "RT," "Butler on Business," "Tom Woods Show," "Thom Hartmann Show," "Scott Horton Show," "Press TV and "Freedom Works."

The Economics of Prohibition

SaludEl Estado Policial

12/01/1991Books
It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton.
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¡Victorias del cannabis!

Gran GobiernoSaludEl Estado PolicialIntervencionismo

Blog11/07/2018
Hubo tres victorias importantes relacionadas con el cannabis, es decir, la marihuana, la legalización y solo la medida más radical fracasó.
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El Premio Nobel anti-Trump en Economia

10/08/2018Power & Market

La Royal Academy hizo una clara declaración política con el Premio Nobel de economía de este año.

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Transparencia o engaño: Qué decía la Fed en 2007

La Reserva FederalTeoría MonetariaDinero y Banca

10/01/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Lo que la Fed decía en 2007 sugiere que el banco central estaba practicando, el engaño, la incompetencia o una combinación de ambas cosas.
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El problema de los cubículos y la "oficina abierta"

Burocracia y RegulaciónImpuestos y Gasto

Blog10/01/2018
Las verdaderas motivaciones detrás del uso de ambos cubículos y el llamado concepto de oficina abierta son algo diferente de lo que nos dicen.
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Cómo los subsidios al azúcar de los Estados Unidos traen una marea roja de algas a las costas de Florida

Burocracia y RegulaciónEl Medio Ambiente

Blog08/16/2018
La combinación de subsidios federales al azúcar, regulaciones federales sobre la contaminación y el control federal de las normas de escorrentía del lago Okeechobee (un lago gigante en el sur de la Florida) han creado una receta para el desastre.
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