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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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Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward

The FedInterventionism

03/24/2014Mises Daily Articles
Like Alan Greenspan before him, Ben Bernanke now collects huge fees for public speaking engagements.

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Labor and Energy Regulations Take Us To the Cleaners

Free MarketsInterventionism

02/07/2014Mises Daily Articles
Government compliance standards have increased costs while providing little increased efficiency.

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100 Years Ago: Why Bankers Created the Fed

The FedU.S. History

12/23/2013Mises Daily Articles
Central banks always result in feeding forces that centralize and expand the nation-state. The Fed’s policies in the 1920s, would provoke the Great Depression, which, in the end, wrenched political power from cities and state governments to the swampland in Washington

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Pro-Union, Crony-Capitalist Thinking Dooms Another Employer

Free MarketsInterventionismPolitical Theory

10/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
Painful lessons are avoidable when business plans and policies do not violate economic laws and when governments do not interfere.

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Science is More than Mathematics

Free MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

09/16/2013Mises Daily Articles
Mainstream economics remains wedded to using data as an end in itself, such that the availability of data alone often determines the extent of economic inquiry.

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