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Antony P. Mueller

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Antony P. Mueller is a German professor of economics who currently teaches in Brazil. See his website or send e-mail to:

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Bye-bye Bismarck

Taxes and SpendingFiscal Theory

07/24/2003Mises Daily Articles
Germany's biggest economic troubles trace to Otto von Bismarck, who conceived of a system of social security for the industrial workers in the late 19th century. His goal was to bring them under the control of the State. It was first during World War I and its aftermath and under the Third Reich in...
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The Demise of the Dollar?

Global EconomyMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyMonetary Theory

12/26/2002Mises Daily Articles
The consequences of a markedly diminished position of the US dollar would be dramatic and of global proportions. While it would affect all economies that are closely related to the US economy, the major impact would fall on the United States itself. A demise of the US dollar as the dominant global...
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The Ghost That Haunts Brazil

The EntrepreneurInterventionismPolitical Theory

08/05/2002Mises Daily Articles
Brazil, which is so blessed by nature and by an entrepreneurial population with one of the highest rates of self-employment in the world, has been kept down by a misleading ideology. Antony Mueller explains the political effects of embracing Auguste Comte, an embrace which no financial bailout can...
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A Tradition of Defaults

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

07/17/2002Mises Daily Articles
Argentina and now Brazil are the latest chapters in Latin America's long financial history of foreign debt and default, writes Antony Mueller. It is a consequence of bad policy, underwritten by international financial institutions and subsidized from a pervasive culture of debt.
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Will Savings Save Us?

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksCapital and Interest TheoryMoney and Banking

06/17/2002Mises Daily Articles
Popular thinking about economic growth is still strongly influenced by the productivity theory of capital, which presumes that capital engenders a yield like the fruits from a tree, writes Antony P. Mueller. If it were merely aggregate investment that mattered, economic development and continuous...
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