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Christopher Mayer

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Chris is the editor and founder of Capital & Crisis and Mayer’s Special Situations. He is also the author of Invest Like a Dealmaker and World Right Side Up.

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The Failure of Fixed Rates

Fiscal TheoryGold Standard

08/20/2014Mises Daily Articles
The inability of governments to maintain fixed exchange rates in the face of opposing market forces is only further proof of their impotency.
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Japan's Bust: An Austrian Critique of the Fed's Explanation

Booms and BustsThe FedBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

04/12/2004Mises Daily Articles
Christopher Mayer explains why an Austrian analysis starts by examining the preceding boom phase of the business cycle.
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Snowdrifts of Debt

Financial MarketsTaxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyCapital and Interest TheoryFiscal TheoryMoney and Banking

04/06/2004Mises Daily Articles
The US government is the world's largest debtor with deficits feeding debts that pile on in increasingly larger numbers of numbing proportions, writes Christopher Mayer.
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Snowdrifts of Debt

Taxes and Spending

04/01/2004The Free Market
Debt is an institution in American government, long established and widespread. A cursory glance at debt statistics will quickly show that there has been a lull in the truth about debt, namely, that it cannot grow indefinitely at the rate at which it has been growing—at least not without a serious...
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The Widening Safety Net

The FedFinancial MarketsWar and Foreign PolicyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

03/19/2004Mises Daily Articles
Industry concentration is not usually a problem in the free market, writes Christopher Mayer. But the banking industry is hardly free.
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