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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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Lew's Big Idea

Austrian Economics Overview

12/26/2011Mises Daily Articles
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The Pure Time-Preference Theory of Interest

Capital and Interest TheoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of Thought

12/19/2011Mises Daily Articles
By dictating key interest rates, modern central bankers are believed to be alchemists.

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The Power of Ideas at Work

Austrian Economics Overview

12/15/2011Mises Daily Articles
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MF Global's Fractional Reserves

Booms and BustsFinancial Markets

12/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
Has free banking turned MF Global into the eighth largest bankruptcy in history?

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Shadow Labor

Free MarketsInterventionism

11/11/2011Mises Daily Articles
Shadow work is any work we do that we aren't directly compensated for. What its critics miss is that this shadow work is one of the effects of inflation, along with the government's ongoing effort to prop up the cost of labor with regulations and the minimum wage...

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