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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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Central Banks Can't Taper in This Slowdown

Global Economy

Blog09/01/2021

Central banks are faced with the devil’s alternative created by their own policy. Either let inflation run and create a stagflation problem or scare the markets by tapering. 

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The End of the Gold Standard. Fifty Years of Monetary Insanity

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

08/27/2021Mises Media
The gold standard supposed a limit to the fiscal voracity of governments, and suspending it unleashed the perverse proclivity of the states toward indebtedness and to pass the current imbalances on to future generations.
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The End of the Gold Standard. Fifty Years of Monetary Insanity

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog08/21/2021

The gold standard supposed a limit to the fiscal voracity of governments, and suspending it unleashed the perverse proclivity of the states toward indebtedness and to pass the current imbalances on to future generations.

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Cuba: The Dictatorship and the "Blockade" Lie

World History

08/17/2021Mises Media
All the propaganda that whitewashes the Cuban dictatorship is based on two lies: the nonexistent “blockade” and the allegedly excellent “public health.”
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Government "Stimulus" Keeps Having a Diminishing Effect

Global Economy

08/14/2021Mises Media
We should be extremely concerned about the short and diminishing impact of monster stimulus plans.
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