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Doug French

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Douglas French is former president of the Mises Institute, author of Early Speculative Bubbles & Increases in the Money Supply, and author of Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth. He received his master's degree in economics from UNLV, studying under both Professor Murray Rothbard and Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

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The Dollar's Reserve Currency Status Won't Last Forever

Central BanksMoney and BanksGold Standard

02/03/2021Mises Media
Americans have benefited mightily by holding and trading with the world’s reserve currency, though most people haven’t given it a thought. No one remembers when the pound sterling held this distinction a hundred years ago.
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The Dollar's Reserve Currency Status Won't Last Forever

Central BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog01/28/2021

Americans have benefited mightily by holding and trading with the world’s reserve currency, though most people haven’t given it a thought. No one remembers when the pound sterling held this distinction a hundred years ago. 

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The Upside of Lockdowns: More Saving

Money and BanksOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

01/17/2021Mises Media
Rothbard: "At the outset of every step forward on the road to a more plentiful existence is saving….Without saving and capital accumulation there could not be any striving toward nonmaterial ends."
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Low Rates and Limited Liability Mean Hot Markets

Money and Banking

01/15/2021Mises Media
The taxpayer is backstopping more credit risk than ever. The Post reported that nearly 30 percent of the loans Fannie Mae guaranteed were to borrowers whose house payment exceeded half of their monthly income, up from 14 percent in 2016.
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The Upside of Lockdowns: More Saving

Money and BanksOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

Blog01/14/2021

Rothbard: "At the outset of every step forward on the road to a more plentiful existence is saving….Without saving and capital accumulation there could not be any striving toward nonmaterial ends."

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