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Martin Masse

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Martin Masse is an associate researcher at the Institut économique Molinari in Paris ( and publisher of the libertarian webzine Le Québécois Libre (

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Is “Austerity” Responsible for the Crisis in Europe?

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/11/2013Mises Daily Articles
If we define austerity more properly as a reduction in the size of government, then it cannot be held responsible for the crisis in Europe, because it was never tried.
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North America's First Experience with Paper Money: Card Money in New France

03/23/2006Mises Daily Articles
In a footnote, rothbard explains a curious form of paper money issued in 17th century Quebec, which became known as "card money." Martin Masse elaborates.
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Foundations of a Free Economy

Free MarketsCapital and Interest Theory

08/27/2002Mises Daily Articles
At a time when the foundations of freedom are again threatened by collectivist hysteria, we need more books like the new one by Ed Younkins, that do away with the fallacies and reaffirm the tenets of a "just and proper political and economic order that is a true reflection of the nature of man and...
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Durkheim's Collective Conscience

World HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/16/2001Mises Daily Articles
Michael Prowse of the Financial Times was a Misesian. Then he read Durkheim and saw new light. Martin Masse explains why this now-famous conversion was wholly unnecessary.
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Let the Recession Run Its Course

Booms and BustsThe FedFree MarketsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

03/19/2001Mises Daily Articles
For a decade, calls for easy money and cheap credit were subdued. But now that hard times are upon us again, guess what? Martin Masse explains.
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