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David Howden

Tags Business CyclesInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

AwardsDouglas E. French Prize at Mises University

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David Howden is Chair of the Department of Business and Economics and professor of economics at St. Louis University's Madrid Campus, and Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada.

Review of Peddling Protectionism: Smoot-Hawley and the Great Depression by Douglas A. Irwin

August 27, 2015
Peddling Protectionism is a real gem. Irwin does not mince words, and he ably tosses aside misconceptions of Smoot-Hawley and replaces them with objective economic analysis.

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The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno

March 14, 2015
The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor Joseph T. Salerno is a celebratory volume honoring the work of a respected and beloved teacher. It signifies a flourishing career of significant achievement, and also the gratitude and well-wishes of his students.

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How Italy’s Government Enables the Mafia

March 14, 2015
For decades, the Italian state has facilitated the Mafia's grip on industry in Italy. The result has been a disastrous lack of foreign investment and other ills. It now seems that only the elimination of the central state could bring about serious reform...

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The Birth of a Monster

December 1, 2014
As flaws in the system of fractional-reserve free banking began to appear, private central bank-like institutions known as clearinghouses sprang up, and they helped pave the way for the Fed.

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The World’s Largest Subprime Debtor: The US Government

September 24, 2014
After the 2008 financial crisis, banks were excoriated for lending sub-prime borrowers money. Now, in many ways, the US government is a huge sub-prime borrower itself, but when the day of reckoning comes, will anyone criticize the Federal Reserve for making the unsustainable debt-fueled spending...

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