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David Howden

Tags Business CyclesInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

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Dr. David Howden is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and Chair of the Department of Business and Economics, and professor of economics, at Saint Louis University at its Madrid campus. He is also Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, and the founding editor of the Journal of Prices & Markets. He is the author of over 50 scholarly articles and books, mostly focusing on the business cycle. His latest book, The Fed at One Hundred, co-edited with Dr. Joseph T. Salerno, overviews the Federal Reserve's history and the theory behind its operations over the last 100 years. 

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The Fed in 2012

The FedFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

02/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
If the economy improves, the banking sector will increasingly loan out its reserves and bring inflationary pressure to prices. If the economy does not improve, the Fed will not be able to unload the low-quality assets on its balance sheet, and thus the inflationary pressures will remain. The so-...
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A New Year's Resolution for Macroeconomists

Monetary Theory

01/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
What has the profession learned about the financial cycle and macroeconomics?
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The Systemic Siesta

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

05/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
The respective wage rates in Spain and Germany would seem to make Spanish labor much more affordable. So why isn't it?
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Trivial Objections to Fractional Reserve Free Banking

03/13/2012Mises Media
The Murray N. Rothbard Memorial Lecture. Recorded March 9, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Joseph T. Salerno. [1:00:03]
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The Blessing of a Strong Currency

Global EconomyMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

03/02/2012Mises Daily Articles
To hear some commentators talk, one would think that America's trade-deficit woes would be miraculously erased with a swift devaluation.
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