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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

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.

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The Cozy Relationship between the Treasury and the Fed

Mises DailyFebruary 4, 2016
Lately, the Fed has been more and more involved in directly funding the Federal government by handing over Fed revenues to the Treasury. In fact, the Fed is handing over enough money to fund the entire food stamp program, and then some.

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Three Centuries of Boom-Bust in Spain

Mises DailyJanuary 21, 2016
Following the discovery of the Americas, Spain began a 300-year period of booms, busts, war, and mercantilism. Only in the eighteenth century did the country begin to find prosperity through liberalization of trade and private property.

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Venezuela's Bizarre System of Exchange Rates

Mises DailyJanuary 7, 2016
Many people know that the Venezuelan economy is subject to byzantine price controls and other regulations. But on top of it all is a highly complex, bureaucratic, and damaging system of government-controlled monetary exchange rates.

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

Quarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsAugust 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

BooksMarch 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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