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D.W. MacKenzie

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D.W. MacKenzie is an assistant professor at Carroll College. Send him mail.

Unemployment and A Tale of Two Financial Crises

Mises DailyJune 10, 2014
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

Mises DailyJune 16, 2014
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

Mises DailyJune 25, 2014
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

Institute Publications
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

Audio/VideoJune 26, 2014
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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