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Doug French

Tags Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

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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Will Americans Die Young Enough to Save Pension Plans?

Blog11/03/2017
The good news for pension funds is that Americans are retiring later and dying sooner.

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America's History of Self Medicating: Opioids versus Alcohol

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog10/25/2017
No drug czar is needed, and the DEA can go home as well. People will self-medicate one way or another, with the government's blessing or without.

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What a Gold-Backed Yuan and Cryptocurrencies May Mean for the Dollar

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog10/19/2017
China has wanted to unshackle itself from the dollar for a long time and now they’re giving yuan-denominated gold contracts a third try.

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Mises Killed Homo Economicus Long before Thaler

History of the Austrian School of EconomicsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog10/14/2017
Long ago, Ludwig von Mises recognized that we aren’t all calculating businessmen.

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There's a Bubble in New York City Taxi Medallions

Protectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/22/2017
Like condos in Vegas a decade ago, taxi medallions in NYC once looked like a rock-solid investment.

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