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D.W. MacKenzie

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D.W. MacKenzie is an assistant professor at Carroll College.

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Unemployment and A Tale of Two Financial Crises

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionism

06/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Politicians won’t admit that quantitative easing and fiscal stimulus have unquestionably failed to produce a rapid recovery over the past five years...

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The Data Is Clear: Free Markets Reduce Poverty

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

06/16/2014Mises Daily Articles
It is a fact that severe poverty has disappeared in the most industrialized countries. The wealth of the first-world welfare states was made possible by those countries’ turn toward free markets in the past. Likewise, the turn toward more free markets in the developing world has reduced...

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My Social Justice Is Better Than Yours

Free MarketsOther Schools of Thought

06/25/2014Mises Daily Articles
It is a great irony that visions of socialist harmony necessarily result in rancorous and destructive struggles among groups with contradictory visions of the good society . It is perhaps equally ironic that profit-driven competition in markets results in the highest attainable degree of social...

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Industrial Employment and the Policies of Herbert C. Hoover

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Most historians claim that Herbert Hoover adhered to a policy of laissez faire after the stock market crash of 1929. This laissez faire policy is allegedly responsible for the severity and persistence of unemployment


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My Social Justice Is Better Than Yours

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Socialism can only be maintained when one group imposes its will by force on all other groups, writes D.W. MacKenzie. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Allan Davis.

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