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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.

All Works

The Chinese Slowdown: Much More Than Covid

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog05/07/2022

It is easy to blame the covid-19 lockdowns for the weakening Chinese economy, but that would be a gross simplification.

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And Now for a Really Bad Response to Political Calamity: Autarky

Economic PolicyProtectionism and Free Trade

04/14/2022Mises Media
The world is in chaos, so politicians MUST do something. Hence, they demand autarky, which is like attempting to put out a fire by pouring gasoline on it.
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European Environmentalists Have Made Energy Independence Impossible

The Environment

04/11/2022Mises Media
Europe wants cheap and abundant energy, but politicians demonize nuclear, gas, and oil. All the interventionist proposals that are put forward by European politicians entail a higher cost for long-suffering consumers.
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Commodities Do Not Cause Inflation. Money Printing Does.

Money and Banks

04/09/2022Mises Media
Some blame high prices, wages, the Ukraine war, or the weak recovery. The fact is currency destruction is at the heart of generalized price rises everywhere.
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And Now for a Really Bad Response to Political Calamity: Autarky

Economic PolicyProtectionism and Free Trade

Blog04/06/2022

The world is in chaos, so politicians MUST do something. Hence, they demand autarky, which is like attempting to put out a fire by pouring gasoline on it.

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