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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

Real Wages Plummet as Inflation Hits the US Recovery

U.S. Economy


Friday's jobs report was weak, but the most alarming datapoint is that real wages are plummeting.

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2022: The Year of the Hangover?

U.S. Economy


Twenty twenty-one was the year of binge spending. Twenty twenty-two is likely to be a hangover.

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The Fed's Dovish "Tapering" and the ECB

Money and Banks


Europe's governments are caught up in a destructive symbiotic relationship with Europe's central bank. If they don't end QE and cut debt, they face some very hard times ahead. 

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No, Sen. Warren, Greed Is Not Causing Inflation

U.S. Economy


If evil corporations are to blame for rising prices in 2021, as Elizabeth Warren says, I imagine that they were magnanimous and generous corporations when there was low or no inflation, right?

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When Fiat Currency Stops Being Money

Money and Banks

12/16/2021Mises Media
If the private sector does not accept a currency as a general means of payment and a store of value, the currency becomes worthless and ceases to be money. Ultimately, it becomes useless paper.
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