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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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Trump Might Be the End of the Bush-Obama Consensus

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog12/25/2016

The cartelized economy foisted on us since 9/11 has been a disaster for businesses and taxpayers. Will Trump return us to "normalcy"?

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How Inflation Ruined a Chocolate Bar

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/30/2016

Inflation has increased costs for the makers of the Toblerone chocolate bar. In response, they have changed the bar and outraged some customers.

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The FDA’s Cigar Fascism

The EntrepreneurGlobal EconomyU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/26/2016

New FDA regulations — like most crony capitalist regs — will help large established businesses while hurting smaller ones.

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Time Magazine’s Oblivious Critique of China’s Rulers

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog04/13/2016

China's ruling class often reminds us of our own. Not that the editors at Time have enough self-awareness to notice.

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Connecticut On Its Latest Cash Grab: It’s Not Greed When We Do It

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

08/03/2015Mises Wire
Connecticut has introduced a new death tax. But for some reason, a blatant cash grab like this is never "greed" when a government uses violence to seize wealth. It's only greed when private sector actors want more money.
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