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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 World’s Largest Subprime Debtor: The US Government

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

09/24/2014Mises Daily Articles
When the day of reckoning comes, will anyone criticize the Federal Reserve for making the unsustainable debt-fueled spending spree possible?
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Dr. David Howden: Let Banks Fail! (Central and Otherwise)

The FedFinancial MarketsBusiness Cycles

09/12/2014Mises Media
Jeff Deist and David Howden discuss the history of banking in America before 1913 and the entanglements of the Federal Reserve.
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The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, by Ben S. Bernanke

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
There is trouble lurking in each of the book’s four chapters. The text gets off on a wrong foot as Bernanke overviews the origins and purposes of the Fed.


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Review of Finance and the Good Society, by Robert J. Shiller

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
What defines a "good society" and how can we use finance to achieve it? Robert Shiller takes the former question as settled, and dedicates his new book Finance and the Good Society


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Review of Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
How rational are humans? Many important implications hinge on this seemingly innocuous question hinge, for not only economists, but all social scientists.


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