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Christopher Westley

Tags Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and Banking

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketAustrian Economics Newsletter

Christopher Westley a professor of economics in the Lutgert College Business at Florida Gulf Coast University and an associated scholar at the Mises Institute.

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The Planning States of the 1940s

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/11/2010Mises Daily Articles
The only genuine, long-term solution is to force the state to retrench and allow the essential characteristics of free enterprise to reassert themselves in the market, especially in the realm of market prices and private property. There is no middle way. To plan otherwise is to plan for chaos.
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America's Jobs Disaster

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesProduction Theory

10/26/2009Mises Daily Articles
Today, the main response to ill-effects of past interventions seems to be to create even greater ones.
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This Craziness Will End

The FedFree MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The Fed was set up to inflate, and that is what it does."
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Is Sully Too Old to Fly?

Free MarketsLegal SystemEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

05/13/2009Mises Daily Articles
Genuine market economies — meaning those that maximize the long-term benefits to consumers and producers — thrive when state power is minimized. With this in mind, abolishing the FAA and firing its bureaucrats who hinder the market order would constitute a step in the right direction.
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Savings Is Not Just a Good Thing

Financial MarketsCapital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of Thought

05/07/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The 'paradox of thrift' is actually an essential liquidation process that characterizes economic corrections."
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