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Adrián Osvaldo Ravier

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Adrián Ravier holds a Ph.D. in applied economics from the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid and is professor and research fellow of the School of Business at Francisco Marroquín University, Guatemala.

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The Natural Rate of Interest Rule

The FedMoney and BanksBusiness Cycles

01/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article reviews the Fed’s performance with particular emphasis on its contribution to the 2008 crisis and then suggests an alternative policy which, had it been in place would have dampened the most recent boom and bust.
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Dynamic Monetary Theory and the Phillips Curve with a Positive Slope

Monetary Theory

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Don Bellante and Roger W. Garrison (1988) compared two alternative explanations of monetary dynamics: those based on a vertical long-run Phillips curve and those derived from analysis of Hayekian triangles.


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Rethinking Capital-Based Macroeconomics

Money and BanksFiscal TheoryMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The objective of this article is to present an extension of Garrison's captial-based macroeconomics" model. Garrison's objective was ― starting from a full employment equilibrium situation


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The Subprime Crisis

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article offers an analysis of the causes of the subprime crisis, explaining that it is not an isolated incident and that we should concentrate our attention on the Fed’s monetary policy


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Capitalism, Socialism and Public Choice

10/31/2010Libertarian Papers
Abstract: The essay examines Schumpeter’s understanding of the capitalist process and develops a critical analysis of his explanation of why capitalism cannot survive. Part I deals with how Schumpeter understood capitalism. Part II studies why –- from his point of view — capitalism couldn’t survive...


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