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Doug French

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Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

Douglas French is President Emeritus 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 Artificial Intelligence Create a Socialist Paradise?

World History

Blog01/04/2022

This is freedom: "That he is independent of the arbitrary power of his fellows … [freedom] arose in the process of social development and its final completion is the work of mature Capitalism.”

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The Truth about Tulipmania

Booms and BustsWorld HistoryPrices

12/22/2021Mises Daily Articles
Tulipmania—the famous bubble in tulip prices in the Dutch Republic—cannot be explained by studying the "fundamentals of the tulip market." The answer lies in manipulation of the financial sector.
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The Search for Yield Now Extends to Imaginary Land in the Metaverse

Financial Markets

Blog12/14/2021

“Rather than try to create a universe like Facebook, I said, ‘Why don’t we go in and buy the parcels of land in these metaverses, and then we can become the landlords?’”

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Housing Hubris: Can Home Prices Spiral upward Forever?

U.S. Economy

12/09/2021Mises Media
The causes of today's skyrocketing housing prices are different in many ways from what happened in 2008. But that doesn't mean we're barreling toward a happy ending.
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Housing Hubris: Can Home Prices Spiral upward Forever?

U.S. Economy

Blog11/27/2021

The causes of today's skyrocketing housing prices are different in many ways from what happened in 2008. But that doesn't mean we're barreling toward a happy ending.

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