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Mark Thornton

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Works Published inThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics NewsletterArticles of InterestSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political Economy

Mark Thornton is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute. He serves as the Book Review Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. His publications include The Economics of Prohibition (1991), Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War (2004), The Quotable Mises (2005), The Bastiat Collection (2007), An Essay on Economic Theory (2010), The Bastiat Reader (2014), and The Skyscraper Curse and How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Crisis of the Last Century (2018).

Dr. Thornton served as the editor of the Austrian Economics Newsletter and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Libertarian Studies and several other academic journals. He has served as a member of the graduate faculties of Auburn University and Columbus State University. He has also taught economics at Auburn University at Montgomery and Trinity University in Texas. Mark served as Assistant Superintendent of Banking and economic adviser to Governor Fob James of Alabama (1997-1999), and he was awarded the University Research Award at Columbus State University in 2002. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and received his PhD in economics from Auburn University. In 2014, he debated in opposition to the "War on Drugs" at Oxford Union.

Dr. Thornton has been featured in American Spectator, Barron's, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, Forbes, Investors' Business Daily, Le Monde, New York Post, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Economic Times (India), Financial Times (Norway), and Tejarat-e-Farda (Iran). He has also had regular multiple appearances on Russia Today and Press TV

His editorials and interviews have appeared in the following leading regional newspapers: Apple Daily (Hong Kong), Atlanta Constitution, Birmingham News, Business Alabama, Chicago Sun-Times, Houston Chronicle, Mobile Press Register, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, Montgomery Advertiser, New York Post, Orange County Register, Richmond Times Dispatch, Tampa Tribune, and the Washington Times

His commentary appears regularly in the Mises Daily and the Mises Wire. He also appears regularly on "Boom-Bust," "RT," "Butler on Business," "Tom Woods Show," "Thom Hartmann Show," "Scott Horton Show," "Press TV and "Freedom Works."

The Skyscraper Curse: And How Austrian Economists Predicted Every Major Economic Crisis of the Last Century

La Reserva FederalCiclos EconómicosDinero y Banca

07/10/2018Books
In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, the economics profession suffered a blow to what reputation it had. But unlike most of his colleagues, Mark Thornton was vindicated by 2008. Mark has been a voice of sanity at times when the wild interventions of the Federal Reserve have caused otherwise...
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The Economics of Prohibition

SaludEl Estado Policial

12/01/1991Books
It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton.
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All Works

Rothbard sobre la economía de la esclavitud

Historia de EEUUOtras Escuelas de Pensamiento

05/28/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Publicada aquí por primera vez la nota de Rothbard sobre la economía de la esclavitud antes de la Guerra Civil estadounidense. Mark Thornton comenta el documento, que critica el método de la Nueva Historia Económica.
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El conjuro de Tamny

Ciclos Económicos

Blog05/04/2020

Los economistas austriacos no tienen bolas de cristal, pero la teoría del ciclo económico austriaco proporciona una base segura para identificar las crisis económicas inminentes y los factores que las agravan, incluso si no se puede conocer el momento preciso de un descenso.

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La Reserva Federal no puede salvarnos

03/12/2020Power & Market
Los economistas libertarios de Beltway aclaman hoy los esfuerzos de la Reserva Federal para curar la crisis económica o incluso sugieren que intervengan en mayor medida para sofocar los temores en los mercados. Lea más en Mises Wire

Muerte al prohibicionismo

Gran GobiernoSaludHistoria de EEUU

Blog01/17/2020
El repetido fracaso del prohibicionismo puede ser sólo el catalizador que la economía austriaca necesita para ganar tracción con el público estadounidense.
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La scroogenomía: la economía de los regalos navideños

Libre MercadoMedios y CulturaEconomía de EEUUTeoría MonetariaTeoría Política

12/24/2019Mises Daily Articles
Con este análisis de la entrega de regalos, se nos recuerda que los economistas de la corriente principal parecen empeñados en reformar todo lo que no han estropeado ya.
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