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Doug French

Tags Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

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

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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Who Serves During Disaster?

Free MarketsInterventionism

09/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
As Irene ravaged other parts of the eastern seaboard, causing millions to be without power, the eatery of last resort, Waffle House, kept its doors open in many locations, using generators and serving a limited menu designed specifically for emergency situations.

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Ethics and the Decision to Walk Away

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism

09/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
What should you give up in order to make your payments? Food, education, transportation, funds to live on in old age?

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Clarence Darrow Puts the State on Trial

Legal SystemMedia and Culture

08/27/2011Audio/Video
You always remember books that change your mind, because these books are so few and far between, writes Doug French. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Colin Hussey.

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First in Line for New Money

The FedMoney and Banking

08/23/2011Mises Daily Articles
Increases in money aren't sprinkled from the sky or distributed randomly throughout the population. They occur through the commercial banking system and the Federal Reserve. Those who receive the money first benefit at the expense of those receiving the money last...

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Waffle House Economics

Free Markets

08/16/2011Mises Daily Articles
The author's MBA provided scant seasoning for his new job at the Waffle House. His account of the job is fun and interesting, but that's not all the book has to offer. Adams frequently digresses and teaches some sound economic principles...

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