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The Week in Review: September 24, 2016

The FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog21 hours ago

From near-zero interest rates to price controls to easy home loans, it’s clear that government is now more in need of sound economics than ever.

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How Much Longer Will Investors Trust the Central Banks?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog21 hours ago

The bond sell-off of early September 2016 may turn out to be just another blip in the extraordinary bond bull market. But it is too early to tell.

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Joe Salerno: Economics is Broken

The FedU.S. Economy

09/23/2016Audio/Video
What kind of revolution is needed to save economics as a profession?

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Laws Against "Price Gouging" Aren't Helpful

Blog09/22/2016

If you want to ensure that goods and services are plentiful and go to where they are most wanted — do not pass anti-price gouging laws.

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Are Libertarians Too Anti-Pollution?

The EnvironmentLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog09/22/2016

Contrary to the myth that libertarians favor limitless pollution by capitalists, libertarian legal regimes would often put polluters out of business.

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Deja vu: Fannie and Freddie Lower Lending Standards

Booms and BustsInterventionism

Blog09/22/2016

Because the only thing government is worse at than pricing risk, is learning from past mistakes.

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