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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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The Stock Market According to L.A. Hahn


Financial markets are neither perfectly efficient, nor animally spirited, but eventually adjusting.

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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 not...
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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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Neither Efficient nor Animally Spirited, but Eventually Adjusting: The Stock Market According to L.A. Hahn

Financial Markets

07/30/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Efficient Markets Hypothesis (EMH) was dealt a fatal blow by the financial crisis of 2007-2009, out of which we have witnessed a revival of Keynesian conceptions of the financial markets.


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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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