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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.

No End in Sight For Higher-Education Malinvestment

Mises DailyJune 30, 2015
Thanks to the higher-education bubble, times are great for those who make money off of college students. Tuition continues to climb while a building boom produces expensive new housing and classrooms. Meanwhile, the students themselves may not be getting their money's worth...

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The Dutch Monetary Environment During Tulipmania

Institute Publications
When the economics profession turns its attention to financial panics and crashes, the first episode mentioned is tulipmania . In fact, tulipmania has become a metaphor in the economics field.

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Waging War with the Printing Press

Audio/VideoJanuary 31, 2014
The John and Barbara Nordstrom lecture, presented at the 2012 Mises Institute Supporters Summit: "The Truth About War: A Revisionist Approach". Recorded at Callaway Gardens, Georgia, on 27 October 2012. Includes an introduction by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., and the presentation of the...

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TAG: Unlimited Insurance, Unlimited Risk

Audio/VideoOctober 26, 2012
Presented at the Mises Circle in Manhattan, hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and sponsored by the Story Garschina Charitable Fund, and Anonymous Donor. Recorded on Friday, 14 September 2012, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

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Property Means Preservation

Mises DailyMay 31, 2012
If not for these private game reserves, a number of species would be extinct.

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