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Brendan Brown

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Brendan Brown is a founding partner of Macro Hedge Advisors (www.macrohedgeadvisors.com) and senior fellow at Hudson Institute. As an international monetary and financial economist, consultant, and author, his roles have included Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Mises Institute. He is the author of Europe’s Century of Crises under Dollar Hegemony: A Dialogue on the Global Tyranny of Unsound Money with Philippe Simonnot. His other books include The Case Against 2 Per Cent Inflation (Palgrave, 2018) and he is publisher of “Monetary Scenarios,” Euro Crash: How Asset Price Inflation Destroys the Wealth of Nations and The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve: Manifesto for a Second Monetarist Revolution.

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The Death of Easy Money Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Money and Banks

Blog02/21/2024

Central banks have had the chutzpah to claim credit for slowing down the rise of consumer prices. The truth is they have taken advantage of the supply boost from fading pandemic dislocations to pursue continued monetary inflation.

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The Dollar See-Saws between Two Views on Fiscal Explosion

Big GovernmentEconomic PolicyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

11/10/2023Mises Media
As the Biden administration ramps up new government spending—and budget deficits—to unheard-of peacetime levels, reality sets in. No economy and no currency can withstand this explosive assault for very long.
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The Dollar See-Saws between Two Views on Fiscal Explosion

Big GovernmentEconomic PolicyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog10/25/2023

As the Biden administration ramps up new government spending—and budget deficits—to unheard-of peacetime levels, reality sets in. No economy and no currency can withstand this explosive assault for very long.

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The Great Phony Disinflation Enters Its Finale

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyPolitics

09/15/2023Mises Media
Supposedly, the "big news" is the decline of inflation. However, the monetary and political forces driving the latest bout of inflation have not gone away.
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The Great Phony Disinflation Enters Its Finale

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyPolitics

Blog08/21/2023

Supposedly, the "big news" is the decline of inflation. However, the monetary and political forces driving the latest bout of inflation have not gone away.

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