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George Pickering

AwardsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

George Pickering is a postgraduate student of Economic History at Oxford, and has twice been a Fellow in Residence at the Mises Institute.

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Brexit's Downsides Are Caused by Our Own Government

Global Economy

Blog05/09/2019

Brexit and decentralization are good things, but the unfortuante truth is that harmful post-Brexit policies are equally likely to be imposed by the UK’s own government as by the European bureaucracy.

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The Scaremongers Are Wrong about Robots and AI

Labor and WagesPoverty

Blog04/29/2019

Even if a machine were technically capable of providing the same service more cheaply, many consumers are likely to prefer human staff in many cases, including nurses and care providers, entertainers, chefs, and teachers.

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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy

04/03/2019Audio/Video
Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.
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It's Not a Recession, It's a "Global Economic Slowdown"

Blog04/03/2019

Pundits are hoping that instead of a crisis, we just get a "global economic slowdown." Given the damage done by central banks, a sustained slowdown would be a best-case scenario.

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Deflation Fears Drive Developing Countries to Even Lower Interest Rates

Blog03/18/2019

While the US's central bank strikes a "cautiously optimistic" stance (as usual), central banks in developing countries are driven to easy money by economic uncertainty and a weakening dollar.

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