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Dale Steinreich

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Dale Steinreich is an adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute.

The Savings and Loan Debacle: Twenty-Five Years Later

Mises DailyAugust 11, 2014
A quarter of a century ago the mainstream press and television media — as with the 2008 financial crisis — portrayed the debacle as the inevitable result of unfettered free markets run amok...

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Review of Making Sense of Social Security Reform, by Daniel Shaviro; Is Social Security Broke? by Barbara R. Bergmann; Administrative Aspects of Investment-Based Social Security Reform, edited by John B. Shoven

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The cognoscenti behind the Bush (Campaign 2000) proposal call their plan “privatization.” Privatization, as typically understood by economists, means the transfer of capital ownership and resource allocation...

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Welfare and Old Age in Europe and North America, edited by Bernard Harris

JournalsAugust 21, 2014
Welfare and Old Age in Europe and North America is a fascinating account of the rise of the welfare state in continental Europe and the U.K. The inclusion of North America in its title is misleading because it certainly does not discuss the mutual-aid-to-welfare-state transitions of Canada or...

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The Savings and Loan Debacle Twenty-Five Years Later: A Misesian Re-Examination and Final Closing of the Book

JournalsAugust 21, 2014
August 9, 2014 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing into law of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of 1989 by U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush. FIRREA was enacted to clean up the savings and loan (S&L) financial debacle of the 1980s...

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Review of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, by John C. Goodman

JournalsAugust 21, 2014
In Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis , “libertarian” economist John C. Goodman has written one of the most misperceived books in recent memory...

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