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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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Inflation Has Not Cured Iceland’s Economic Woes

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

11/04/2013Mises Daily Articles
By late 2010, inflation-adjusted income in Iceland was down over 35 percent. Inflating one’s currency may give the appearance of recovery, but the truth is somewhat less rosy.
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Robert Shiller’s Egalitarian, Regulated, and Subsidized “Good Society”

Financial MarketsInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/15/2013Mises Daily Articles
The good society is an egalitarian one, says Shiller, and finance should not be at odds with this goal.
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Free Immigrants, Free Capital, Free Markets

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

09/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
What are the benefits a country reaps from immigrants flowing in? Instead of lamenting immigrants we should be welcoming them. The immigration debate, whether it occurs in Saudi Arabia, the United States, or even Canada, really boils down to answering a simple question: Do we want to import workers...
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Liberty Delivers a Better World While Utopians Promise a Perfect One

Free Markets

09/25/2013Mises Daily Articles
Defending liberty requires seeing the unseen good that can only be accomplished by freeing people’s ability to peacefully create and innovate.
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That Savings Glut vs. Those Low Interest Rates

Free MarketsInterventionismMoney and Banking

08/28/2013Mises Daily Articles
If we understand the business cycle, there is no need to look to animal spirits or any ill-defined exogenous forces.
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