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George Pickering

AwardsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

George Pickering is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and a student of economic history at the London School of Economics.

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Would You Lease-to-Own a Pair of Sneakers?

Blog05/09/2017
In our world of ultra-easy money, you can now take out a loan to buy a pair of sneakers. What could possibly go wrong?
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Mark Carney: Britain's Celebrity Central Banker

Global EconomyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog10/17/2016

As in much of the globe, central bankers in Britain are quickly replacing elected politicians as the most visible and powerful public officials.

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The Bank of England Abandons Cryptocurrencies — For Now

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/05/2016

An adoption of digital currencies by central banks could bring the next generation of central bankers more power than their predecessors imagined.

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The Post-Brexit Boom is Baffling Elites

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog09/19/2016

Contrary to dire warning of economic disaster, the British economy has weathered Brexit quite well. Now central bankers are taking the credit.

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Investors Are Thwarting the Bank of England's Latest QE Scheme

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/01/2016

Investors are not cooperating with the Bank of England's efforts to drive Brits to riskier investments.

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