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Clifford F. Thies

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Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Chair of Free Enterprise at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.

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Gold Bonds and Silver Agitation

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
During the late nineteenth century, when silver agitation threatened the gold standard in the United States, gold bonds offered investors some protection from the uncertainties concerning the monetary standard in the United States.


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Murder and Inflation in Kentucky

U.S. History

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper tracks the economic and political developments in the state of Kentucky that led up to the murder, trial, and execution constituting “The Kentucky Tragedy,”


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The Calumny against Columbus

The EnvironmentWorld History

10/31/2011Mises Daily Articles
The belief that North America suffered a mass extinction is simply a matter of politically correct multiculturalism.
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Posner Gets It Wrong on Macroeconomics

Booms and BustsOther Schools of Thought

09/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
I say to Judge Posner, look to Hayek on the business cycle, the way you did on law and economics.
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Keynes and Space Aliens

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

08/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
The idea is this: in spite of the federal-government's spending at the annual rate of 11 percent of GDP more than it is taking in, there isn't enough stimulus to get our woeful economy going. So, the answer is more spending; indeed, much more spending. If a "shot in the arm" isn't enough, then...
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