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Daniel Lacalle

Daniel Lacalle, PhD, economist and fund manager, is the author of the bestselling books Freedom or Equality (2020), Escape from the Central Bank Trap (2017), The Energy World Is Flat​ (2015), and Life in the Financial Markets (2014).

He is a professor of global economy at IE Business School in Madrid.

Ranked as one of the top twenty most influential economists in the world in 2016 and 2017 by Richtopia, he holds the CIIA financial analyst title, with a postgraduate degree in higher business studies and a master’s degree in economic investigation. He is a member of the advisory board of the Rafael del Pino Foundation and Commissioner of the Community of Madrid in London.

Lacalle is a regular collaborator with CNBC, Bloomberg TV, BBC, Hedgeye, Seeking Alpha, Business Insider, Mises Institute, and the Epoch Times as well as an occasional consultant for the World Economic Forum, Focus Economics, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other major news publications around the world.

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Daniel Lacalle on Freedom or Equality

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationHealthPolitical Theory

03/05/2021Mises Media
If leaders are serious about economic recovery after lockdowns, they need to dispense with authoritarian controls and let markets work. Daniel Lacalle considers interest rates, inequality, stakeholder theory, global debt, and much more in this powerful discussion of today's economic reality.
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Subzero Rates Are Coming to the US and the UK

Money and Banks

Blog02/17/2021

Negative rates are a huge transfer of the wealth of savers and real wages to the government and the indebted. A tax on caution. The destruction of the perception of risk that always benefits the most reckless.

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Compared to Europe and China, America Is Still a Safe Bet

Financial MarketsU.S. Economy

01/31/2021Mises Media
There's a lot of excessive optimism about the economy during the next four years in America. However, the US still comes out on top when compared to Europe and China.
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Compared to Europe and China, America Is Still a Safe Bet

Financial MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog01/27/2021

There's a lot of excessive optimism about the economy during the next four years in America. However, the US still comes out on top when compared to Europe and China.

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Why Mainstream Economic Forecasts Are So Often Wrong

Money and BankingPhilosophy and Methodology

01/15/2021Mises Media
Thanks to politics, confirmation bias, and bad monetary economics, central banks have a lousy record when it comes to economic forecasts.
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