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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

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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Bank Failures in Slow Motion

Mises DailyOctober 27, 2010
We've only had 294 failures this cycle, but it is a big deal: adjusted to current dollars, the Depression banking crisis was $100 billion, the S&L crisis was $923 billion, and the current crisis is nearly $8 trillion.

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The Inflation Crisis, and How To Resolve It

BooksOctober 2, 2008
Hazlitt drives home the point that the issue of inflation is not weather, not greed, not gouging, but monetary policy of the central bank.

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A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States

BooksAugust 30, 2007
Written in 1833, A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States was a major blast against the trend towards inflation and paper money.

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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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Early Speculative Bubbles and Increases in the Supply of Money

BooksAugust 19, 2008
This book is the first (and only) book to solve the mystery of the most famous bubble in world history: Tulipmania in 17th century Netherlands.

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Failure of the 'New Economics'

BooksSeptember 3, 2008
This is Hazlitt's line-by-line commentary and refutation of one of the most destructive, fallacious, and convoluted books of the century: John Maynard Keynes's General Theory ...

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Reflections on the Failure of Socialism

BooksMay 26, 2009
Almost everyone who cares earnestly about freedom is aroused against the Communists. But it is not only the Communists, it is in a more subtle way the Socialists who are blocking the efforts of the free world to recover its poise and its once-firm resistance to tyranny.

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Inflation: Its Causes and Cures

BooksJuly 17, 2009
The objective of the present study is to give a rounded picture and to emphasize fundamental issues which seem in danger of being obscured by the great mass that has been and is being written on inflation.

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An Inflation Primer

BooksMarch 6, 2010
Inflation concerns every citizen-worker, banker, creditor, debtor, politician and union leader. It is the "legalized robbery" by which wealth is distributed, false prosperity is prolonged and nations are ruined...

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Defense, Controls, and Inflation

BooksNovember 1, 2010
A mobilization program is to be judged by three principal criteria: the rapidity and efficiency with which the required resources are allocated to the defense effort, the extent to which inflation is prevented, and the extent to which other inequities and hardships are minimized.

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What You Should Know About Inflation

BooksApril 4, 2007
Hazlitt presents the Austrian theory of money in the clearest possible terms, and contrasts it with the fallacies of government management.

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From Bretton Woods to World Inflation: A Study of Causes and Consequences

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
Hazlitt closely exaimes the Keynesian-inspired Bretton Woods Agreement of 1944.

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The Free Market and Its Enemies: Pseudo-Science, Socialism, and Inflation

BooksMarch 25, 2009
None of us have the chance to study directly under Mises as classroom lecturer, but this book gets us as close to that ideal as is possible.

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Ludwig von Mises on Money and Inflation

BooksMarch 11, 2010
Some of Mises's lectures, which provide a glimpse into the workings of an incredible mind on a topic that is crucial to our future.

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Fiat Money Inflation in France

BooksDecember 8, 2006
Andrew Dickson White presents the still-largely-unknown story of a major factor behind the French Revolution.

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Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls: How Not to Fight Inflation

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
This outstanding history illustrates the utter futility of fighting the market process through legislation. It always uses despotic measures to yield socially catastrophic results.

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Income Tax: Root of All Evil

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Chodorov argues that the income tax — more than any other legislative change in American history — made it possible to violate individual rights.

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