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Clifford F. Thies

Works Published inReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Mises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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

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Give a Penny, Take a Penny

U.S. HistoryGold StandardMoney and Banking

07/25/2006Mises Daily Articles
With the cumulative effects of inflation, the face values of our coins no longer has any relation to historic commodity value.
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Wal-Marts of An Earlier Age

03/22/2006Mises Daily Articles
The attack on Wal-Mart, writes Clifford Thies, essentially comes down to this: opposition to economic progress.
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Can Government Build Cities?

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

09/19/2005Mises Daily Articles
Clifford Thies asks: Can we really expect government to create quality cities using redistribution, government programs, and regulations? He shows that the worst cities in America are those that depend on government money and tax everyone to pay for it.
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The Nation's First Internet

03/10/2005Mises Daily Articles
As revolutionary as were the Founders of this country, writes Clifford Thies, they did not contemplate private sector mails. It was the telegraph that brought competition and forced the government to lower its rates. The postmaster then tried to nationalize it.
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Whose Mug on the Paper?

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

06/24/2004Mises Daily Articles
If the goal is to increase confidence in money, writes Clifford Thies, putting Reagan's face on it won't do it.
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