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Brendan Brown

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Brendan Brown is the Head of Economic Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International. He is also an associated scholar of the Mises Institute, and author of 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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How Wilson and the Fed Extended the Great War

The FedWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

10/31/2014The Free Market
With European powers broke and economically ailing by 1916, World War One would have ended much sooner had the Federal Reserve and its cronies not stepped in to help England and France keep the bloodshed going. Meanwhile, US economic intervention led to a huge post-war bust in America.
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The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal Economy

Full title: "The Global Curse of the Federal Reserve: How Its Monetary Virus Stimulates Destructive Waves of Irrational Exuberance and Depression" The Murray N. Rothbard Memorial Lecture sponsored by Helio Beltrão, presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 21 March 2013 at...
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The Japanese Deflation Myth and the Yen’s Slump

Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

09/29/2014Mises Daily Articles
The Japanese government claims it’s still fighting deflation, although there are no signs of it in Japan. Through a mixture of chance, habit, and economic sclerosis, prices have been stable in Japan, but Abenomics makes the future of the yen anyone’s guess.
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How to Start Reforming the Federal Reserve Right Now

The FedU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Real reform of the Fed begins with setting interest rates free, the abolition of deposit insurance, and ending the Fed’s position as lender of last resort, writes Brendan Brown. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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How to Start Reforming the Federal Reserve Right Now

The FedLegal System

07/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
Republicans are certainly not in a position to legislate radical monetary reform. But that is no excuse for a careless decision by the would-be reformers to veer into a cul-de-sac under the misleading directions of Professor Taylor.
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