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Jesús Huerta de Soto

Tags Business CyclesMoney and Banking

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsAustrian Economics NewsletterMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesArticles of Interest

AwardsGary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Lifetime Defense of Liberty

The development of economics as a science which is always based on human beings, the creative actors and protagonists in all social processes and events (the subjectivist conception), is undoubtedly the most significant and characteristic contribution made by the Austrian School of economics, founded by Carl Menger.

Jesús Huerta de Soto received doctoral degrees in Law (1984) and Economic and Business Sciences (1992), both from Complutense University of Madrid, and an MBA from Stanford University. He has been a Professor of Political Economy at Complutense University of Madrid's Law School since 1979. In 1983, Huerta de Soto received the Rey Juan Carlos Award in Economics, in 2005 the CNE's Adam Smith Award for lifetime achievement, and in 2009 he was awarded an honorary degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquin. Huerta de Soto is also a member of Mont Pelerin Society's Board of Directors, a member of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics' editorial board, and director of the publication "Procesos de mercado: Revista Europea de Economía Política".

Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

03/16/2006Books
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...
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The Economic Recessions of the Late 1970s and Early 1990s

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsU.S. History

Blog04/18/2019

The most characteristic feature of post-WWII business cycles is that they have originated in deliberately inflationary policies directed by central banks. 

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The Ethics of Capitalism

From the ArchivesLegal SystemPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/14/2019

There is no justification for any lawful entrepreneur to feel any sense of guilt in appropriating the results of his or her creative activity.

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Mises's Proposals for a 100-Percent Reserve Requirement

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog01/28/2019

"The main thing is that the government should no longer be in a position to increase the quantity of money in circulation and the amount of checkbook money not fully — that is, 100 percent — covered by deposits paid in by the public."

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Socialism and Decivilization

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/31/2018Mises Daily Articles
Let us consider the process that led to the decline and disappearance of classical Roman civilization.
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Economic Thought in Ancient Greece

Global EconomyWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipOther Schools of Thought

10/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
The principal characteristic shared by Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle — the three greatest philosophers of ancient Greece — was their inability to grasp the essential principles of the spontaneous market order and its dynamic process of social cooperation.
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