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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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From Rags to Resorts

BiographiesFree MarketsEntrepreneurship

05/15/2012Mises Daily Articles
Self-made billionaire Sheldon Adelson says the secret to his success was "never knowing anything" about the businesses he entered...

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Herding Lizards

The FedFree MarketsTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

05/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
The lizard part of our brains pushes aside the cognitive areas when we make investment decisions.

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From Innovation to Rent Seeking

The EntrepreneurInterventionism

04/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
While government force may keep companies like AOL alive, consumers will surely be worse off.

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Wall Street Math

The FedBusiness CyclesInterventionism

04/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
There's plenty of blame for the financial crisis being spread around. Those on the left say Wall Street wasn't regulated enough, while those on the right claim government mandates required lenders to make bad loans...

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Street Freak

Financial Markets

02/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
<em>Street Freak</em> is a great American success story &mdash; with a twist. The book is hard to put down.

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