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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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The Upside of Lockdowns: More Saving

Money and BanksOther Schools of ThoughtProduction Theory

Blog01/14/2021

Rothbard: "At the outset of every step forward on the road to a more plentiful existence is saving….Without saving and capital accumulation there could not be any striving toward nonmaterial ends."

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Low Rates and Limited Liability Mean Hot Markets

Money and Banking

Blog01/12/2021

The taxpayer is backstopping more credit risk than ever. The Post reported that nearly 30 percent of the loans Fannie Mae guaranteed were to borrowers whose house payment exceeded half of their monthly income, up from 14 percent in 2016. 

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Today's Negative Rates Are the Path to Poverty

InflationPoverty

12/30/2020Mises Media
Murray Rothbard wrote, “The rate of interest is the price of ‘time.’” It’s safe to say the world’s central banks have manipulated and mispriced what time is worth.
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Rich Millennials Plot the End of Civilization

CapitalismMedia and Culture

12/25/2020Mises Media
Millennial Sam Jacobs went off to college a wealthy but normal young man and came back a socialist. Suddenly his family’s “extreme, plutocratic wealth” became too much of a burden for him.
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Today's Negative Rates Are the Path to Poverty

Blog12/25/2020

Murray Rothbard wrote, “The rate of interest is the price of ‘time.’” It’s safe to say the world’s central banks have manipulated and mispriced what time is worth.

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