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Patrick Barron

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Patrick Barron is a private consultant to the banking industry. He has taught an introductory course in Austrian economics for several years at the University of Iowa. He has also taught at the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin for over twenty-five years, and has delivered many presentations at the European Parliament.

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Good Logic Prevents Bad Regulation

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationEconomic PolicyLegal System

Blog01/02/2024

Much government regulation — and especially what we saw during the covid era — is downright illogical and produces harmful results. Perhaps some simple logic is in order.

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The Dangers of a "Cashless" Economy

Big GovernmentMonetary PolicyProgressivismU.S. Economy

11/10/2023Mises Media
While the ruling elites and the Federal Reserve try to sell digital money as “modern” and “convenient,” it poses threats to financial privacy and civil liberties.
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The Dangers of a "Cashless" Economy

Big GovernmentMonetary PolicyProgressivismU.S. Economy

Blog10/24/2023

While the ruling elites and the Federal Reserve try to sell digital money as “modern” and “convenient,” it poses threats to financial privacy and civil liberties.

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Gold Will Destroy the Keynesian Fallacies

KeynesMonetary PolicyU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryGold Standard

09/19/2023Mises Media
Keynes denounced monetary gold as "a barbarous relic." In the end, it will be that "barbarous relic" that overthrows the regime of paper currency.
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Dollar Hegemony Is Ending Due to Geopolitical Changes

EuropeInflationMonetary PolicyU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

09/15/2023Mises Media
Since the end of World War II, the US dollar has been the world's reserve currency. That status may well change because US monetary authorities insist on inflating the dollar into oblivion.
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