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Jonathan Newman

Henry Hazlitt Research Fellow

Tags The FedMedia and CultureCapital and Interest TheoryInterventionismValue and Exchange

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Dr. Jonathan Newman is a Fellow at the Mises Institute. He earned his PhD at Auburn University while a Research Fellow at the Mises Institute. He was the recipient of the 2021 Gary G. Schlarbaum Award to a Promising Young Scholar for Excellence in Research and Teaching. Previously, he was Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at Bryan College. He has published in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and in volumes edited by Matthew McCaffrey and Per Bylund. His research focuses on Austrian economics, inflation and business cycles, and the history of economic thought. He has taught courses on Macroeconomics and Quantitative Economics: Uses and Limitations in the Mises Graduate School. He is the author of two children's books: The Broken Window and Ludwig the BuilderHis commentary appears regularly in the Mises Wire and Power & Market.

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Are Workers Being Paid Their Product? Watch Out for Misleading Charts

The FedLabor and WagesUnemployment

09/22/2023Mises Media
Dr. Jonathan Newman joins Bob to show why you should be wary of charts coming from agenda-driven institutions,
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Current CPI Inflation is Worse than Reported

09/14/2023Power & Market

While 3.7 percent exceeded expectations, it understates the current rate of price increases. Using the compounded annual rate based on the month-over-month percent change results in a whopping 7.8 percent.

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Is the Monopoly Board Game Like Real Markets?

Economic FreedomFree MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

09/11/2023Mises Media
Many people believe that the board game Monopoly, developed during the Great Depression, mimics a real-world capitalist economy. Monopoly is a game, not real life.
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Banks are Still in Trouble

09/08/2023Power & Market

Higher interest rates are walloping banks. The severity of the problem at Republic First is hidden by accounting practices that ignore unrealized losses.

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Why Stabilization Policy is Destabilizing

The FedInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. Economy


The call for "price stabilization" was part of the recent Republican debate. Despite its attractive appearance, having the Fed try to "stabilize prices" is a very bad idea.

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