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George Bragues

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George Bragues is assistant vice-provost and head of the business program at the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, Canada.

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Review of The Forgotten Depression by James Grant

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

04/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
James Grant proposes that the last time US government did not prescribe the now standard cure for economic slumps consisting of fiscal stimulus and easy money was the downturn of 1920–1921. Grant’s purpose is to test the efficacy of this medicine by checking what happened when it was...

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Review of The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance by Eswar S. Prasad

U.S. EconomyValue and Exchange

01/30/2015Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Volume 17, No. 4 (Winter 2014) Eswar S. Prasad Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014, 432 pages The great mystery of international finance is how the U.S. dollar has managed to retain its dominance. This is a currency, after all, that has lost about 83 percent of its purchasing power since...
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The Ethics of US Monetary Policy in Response to the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009

07/17/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: Since the financial crisis first erupted in the summer of 2007, the US Federal Reserve has sought to contain negative spillovers into the real economy by dramatically loosening monetary policy. Initially, this was done by lowering its key lending rates, but as the crisis has worsened, and...
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The Ethics of the U.S. Monetary Policy in Response to the Financial Crisis

03/27/2009Audio/Video
George Bragues presents The Ethics of the U.S. Monetary Policy in response to the Financial Crisis. From the 2009 ASC Panel: Monetary Economics and the Business Cycle.

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Ben Bernanke's Blunders

01/28/2009Mises Daily Articles
The strangest thing about the ongoing financial crisis is that US Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has so far come out of it relatively unscathed.

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