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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.
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.
Labor and WagesPoverty
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.
The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
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.
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.