Fiscal Theory

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Anatomy of the Great Recession

Booms and BustsBusiness CyclesFiscal Theory

Recorded at Mises University 2011. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
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The Liquidation Phase and Profit Margins

Business CyclesFiscal TheoryInterventionism

07/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
The question in the popular press is, "Which economic policy is the best to alleviate the recession?" Wrong question.
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Just How Bad Are Britain's Spending Cuts?

Global EconomyFiscal TheoryInterventionism

06/27/2011Mises Daily Articles
Britain's government workers should man up and accept that the free ride is over.
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Smoke, Mirrors, and Inflation Expectations

The FedFiscal Theory

06/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke and other experts believe that it is possible to bring inflationary expectations to a state of equilibrium.
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Do We Need a Weak Dollar?

The FedFiscal Theory

06/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
Dean Baker — prominent Keynesian pundit and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research — testified that the dollar's fall was inevitable, and even a good thing in light of the US trade deficit. At the time, I knew I disagreed with Baker, but I didn't get a chance to explain why.
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The Effects of Freezing the Balance Sheet

The FedFiscal Theory

05/20/2011Mises Daily Articles
Once Fed policy makers freeze the balance sheet of the US central bank, the growth momentum of the money supply will slow down.
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The "Old Lady" Hasn't a Clue

Global EconomyWorld HistoryFiscal Theory

A recorded mini lecture and video display purported to explain this mysterious phenomenon (mysterious to the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street, anyway). I knew that I was going to hear either a self-critical explanation or, more likely, some hogwash. Hogwash won, hands down, writes Patrick Barron...
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What's Wrong with Government Debt

The FedFiscal Theory

03/07/2011Mises Daily Articles
The problem with government budget deficits is not merely that they (typically) lead to higher interest rates and thus reduce private-sector investment and consumption spending.
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Deflation Confusion: Money Is Not Credit

The FedFiscal Theory

03/01/2011Mises Daily Articles
Inflation or deflation? Dow 1,000 or wheelbarrow money?
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Like Saving Ten Cents on a Trip to the Moon

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

Dennis Miller interviews Thomas E. Woods, Jr., author of 'Rollback,' who takes a closer look at Obama's new budget. Recorded 15 February 2011. [10:31]
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