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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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Why "Wild Swings" in Crypto Prices Are Not Really a Problem

U.S. History

Blog06/07/2021

Price "stability" has never been a feature of a free marketplace.  Stability is an obsession of central banks, and the day may come when central bankers intervene to "stabilize" crypto prices. That will be a bad thing. 

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Forget Hemlines. Mom Jeans Are Now an Economic Indicator.

Booms and Busts

06/03/2021Mises Media
Many have long speculated that there is a correlation between economic prosperity and the length of women's hemlines. But perhaps it's now "mom jeans," with their high waists and ample fit, that indicate the true state of the economy.
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Inflation Is Great If You're Already Rich

Booms and Busts

05/28/2021Mises Media
We've seen pictures of empty shelves in Venezuela. Meantime, the one-year return on the Caracas stock exchange is 1,804.92 percent. If you're already rich in assets, inflation is a big nothing burger. But it's a problem if you're poor.
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Forget Hemlines. Mom Jeans Are Now an Economic Indicator.

Booms and Busts

Blog05/26/2021

Many have long speculated that there is a correlation between economic prosperity and the length of women's hemlines. But perhaps it's now "mom jeans," with their high waists and ample fit, that indicate the true state of the economy. 
 

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The Real Estate Boom in Vegas Is More Frenzied Than Ever

U.S. Economy

05/24/2021Mises Media
In Las Vegas, asset price inflation is combining with rising prices on building materials to create a real estate bubble of remarkable proportions.
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