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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

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Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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The Social Function of Credit-Default Swaps

Mises DailyJune 29, 2010
"By anticipating the future, speculators may bring about events earlier and reduce their potential harm."...

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The Theory of Money and Credit

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This book by Mises remains the most spirited, thorough, and scientifically rigorous treatise on money to ever appear.

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

BooksSeptember 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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Study Guide to The Theory of Money and Credit

BooksJuly 23, 2011
Robert Murphy takes the reader through Mises's book one chapter at a time. He provides summaries, points for discussion, and study questions, and he assesses the book in light of modern history...

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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

BooksMarch 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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America's Money Machine: The Story of the Federal Reserve

BooksMay 27, 2009
Groseclose shows that at no time in its history has the Fed actually achieved what it promised: low inflation, economic stability, stable growth, reliable regulation of the banking system.

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An Enquiry into the Nature and Effects of the Paper Credit of Great Britain

BooksSeptember 17, 2009
In this book, which was recovered after being lost for over 100 years, Henry Thornton defends the Bank of England's influence on paper money...

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History of Monetary and Credit Theory

BooksOctober 13, 2009
In monetary matters the experience of the eighteenth century was of the most varied kind. It witnessed money functioning in times of peace and times of war. It was familiar with the difficulties of the double standard, with those arising from worn and clipped coins, with those created by excessive...

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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Secrets About Money That Put You at Risk

BooksFebruary 1, 2010
The Basic Things About Money and Wealth You Must Know And Probably Do Not Why is Money… (a) the thing that most of us worry about the most, and (b) the thing that you understand and were educated in school about the least? Why do otherwise educated people tragically say: "I really do...

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Brazil’s Slow Default

BlogMarch 26, 2014

After flying high for several years, Brazil’s luck is quickly running out. Citing bad economic management and one-off accounting tricks that flattered its public finances, credit rating agency...

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Bank Credit

BooksDecember 6, 2006
This 1931 textbook develops the principles of bank credit considered in the abstract, and sets forth the main factors underlying the loans made by banks to borrowers.

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Credit Policies of the Federal Reserve System

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Charles Hardy examines the history of the Federal Reserve's policies and their impact on the organization of the banking system in the post-World War I period...

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Stock Market, Credit, and Capital Formation, The

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Economist Fritz Machlup was an early Misesian who wrote this book as an early study in the workings of the business cycle. In particular, he investigates and explains the relationship between expanding credit, monetary policy, and rising stock prices. The German edition was written in 1929 and...

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Mises in America

BooksMarch 20, 2009
The great essayist and economist pens a tribute to his colleague and teacher.

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Man and Nature in America

BooksJune 16, 2009
Man and nature is the basic fundamental fact of history. The relationship is mutual and necessary.

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Power and Privilege: Labor Unions in America

BooksOctober 21, 2009
This book reconsiders the economic role of labor unions by challenging fundamental assumptions.

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America's Great Depression

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This book applies Austrian business cycle theory to understanding the onset of the 1929 Great Depression.

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The Road Ahead: America's Creeping Revolution

BooksFebruary 1, 2007
Flynn wrote this book to answer a question that practically everybody was asking him: "Where are we heading?"...

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