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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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How the Progressives Conquered Corporate America

The Entrepreneur

02/09/2021Mises Media
The concern over concentrated influence of corporate special interests is valid, but not because corporate special interests will prevent economic regulation. The problem is corporate executives consistently agitate for more government control.
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How the Progressives Conquered Corporate America

The Entrepreneur

Blog02/05/2021

The concern over concentrated influence of corporate special interests is valid, but not because corporate special interests will prevent economic regulation. The problem is corporate executives consistently agitate for more government control. 

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The Puzzle of Prison Order: Why Life Behind Bars Varies Around the World

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

12/24/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Christopher Calton reviews David Skarbek's insightful book on prison social order, which shows how informal governance systems form and operate in a surprising environment.
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No, the Stock Market Isn't a "Leading Indicator" of Economic Prosperity

10/20/2020Mises Media
In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different.
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No, the Stock Market Isn't a "Leading Indicator" of Economic Prosperity

Blog10/19/2020

In an unhampered economy, stock prices would reflect the availability of savings for investment and capital. But in an inflationary economy, rising stock prices suggest something very different.

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