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Karl-Friedrich Israel

Tags Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inMises Daily Article

Karl-Friedrich Israel is an assistant professor in the department of economics and business at Western Catholic University in Angers, France. He is an organizing member of the Austrian Economics Meeting Europe and is a Mises Institute Research Fellow. He previously worked as a senior researcher at the Institute for Economic Policy at Leipzig University in Germany. He obtained his doctorate degree in economics from the University of Angers in France in 2017 working on the costs and benefits of central banking.

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What Trump Means: A European Perspective

Global Economy

03/01/2017The Austrian
Almost all political events and ongoing developments in Europe are now interpreted in light of Trump’s victory.
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Five Reasons for Central Banks: Are They Any Good?

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/21/2017
No justification for central banks erases the fact that the central banks are creatures of power politics rather than economic reason.
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Inflation May Be Causing a Long-Term Rise in Unemployment

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog10/20/2016

Far from being neutral, inflation leads to changes in political institutions, and these changes push up unemployment over time.

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The "Lucas Critique" Is Misesian at its Core

Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism

Blog08/30/2016

Like Mises, economist Robert Lucas understood that realities of human action make it impossible to treat economics as if it were a physical science.

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Our Disastrous Monetary System: A New Must-Read Book

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog07/19/2016

Blind Robbery!, a new, easy-to-read book on money is a must-read for anyone who wishes to understand the damage our easy-money system is doing.

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