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Mark A. DeWeaver

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Check out www.markdeweaver.com for more commentary by this author. Mark A. DeWeaver, PhD, CFA, is a cofounder of the fund management company Ithaca Advisors, LLC, and the author of Animal Spirits with Chinese Characteristics: Investment Booms and Busts in the World's Emerging Economic Giant

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China's New Five-Year Plan Exposes the Wishful Thinking behind Socialist Regimes

HealthMedia and CulturePhilosophy and Methodology

12/01/2020Mises Media
The trouble with China’s new five-year plan is that it attempts to solve problems while leaving their underlying structural causes unaddressed. In this it is not unlike the final Soviet five-year plans of the 1980s.
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China's New Five-Year Plan Exposes the Wishful Thinking behind Socialist Regimes

Blog11/21/2020

The trouble with China’s new five-year plan is that it attempts to solve problems while leaving their underlying structural causes unaddressed. In this it is not unlike the final Soviet five-year plans of the 1980s.

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The Fed’s New Policy Risks a Return of the 1970s

The FedMonetary PolicyU.S. History

Blog09/10/2020

The Fed has abandoned its own rules on "price stability" in order to favor what are essentially higher inflation targets. The Fed is now headed down a road it traveled in the 1970s.

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Why Smarter Computers Won’t Make Socialism More Workable

CapitalismSocialism

Blog08/18/2020

Market knowledge is generated in individual transactions and by entrepreneurial drive. No amount of technology can replace the market process.

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Modern Monetary Theory's Connection to Soviet-Era Money

Monetary Policy

07/20/2020Mises Media
MMT starts to make a little more sense when thinking of it as comparable to money systems used under the USSR and the old Soviet Bloc.
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