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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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The Folly of Forecasting

Free MarketsInterventionism

10/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
The mathematical games economists play are just so much flapdoodle.

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The China Model Is Unsustainable

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

10/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Chinese economic miracle is nothing but a redder version of Keynesianism.

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John Law, Genius or Swindler

09/30/2011Mises Daily Articles
Perhaps no person in the history of economics has inspired such strong opinions, both for and against, as John Law. Some view Law as a genius. To others he is considered a madman and swindler. In many ways, he was all of these things

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Hubris Leads to Depression

The FedBusiness Cycles

09/13/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke figures he's done the stimulating; consumers need to put on a happy face and start spending...

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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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