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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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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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Thanks to Bailouts, Wall Street Banks Are More Fragile than Ever

11/15/2021Mises Media
After the Lehman collapse, Wall Street learned nothing. In fact, Wall Street instead embraced Too Big to Fail which means the financial sector is more dependent on government than ever before.
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Thanks to Bailouts, Wall Street Banks Are More Fragile than Ever

Blog11/08/2021

After the Lehman collapse, Wall Street learned nothing. In fact, Wall Street instead embraced Too Big to Fail which means the financial sector is more dependent on government than ever before. 

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The Fed (and Central Planning) Are Fueling Substance Abuse

World History

Blog10/05/2021

Many blame capitalism for inequality and the opioid crisis, but the system most associated with substance abuse is communism. But if inequality is the real problem, look no further than the Federal Reserve. 

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Why Bureaucrats Are Sitting on So Much Money-Losing Real Estate

U.S. Economy

09/24/2021Mises Media
The Feds are sitting on a huge pile of decaying buildings. A private business would sell these off, but this task is apparently too difficult for federal bureaucrats.
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