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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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Two Common Objections to Unilateral Free Trade

Global EconomyTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog04/06/2017
Free trade is not an obstacle to either economic prosperity or military defense.

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7 Steps Toward a More Sensible Foreign Policy

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog03/12/2017
A policy of non-intervention and free trade can move us a long way toward a more peaceful international order.

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6 Steps Toward a More Sane Economic Policy

Taxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Any one of these steps — even partially implemented — would be a step in the right direction.

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Patrick Barron: Negative Interest Rates Demystified

The FedFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

01/06/2017Audio/Video
Patrick Barron explains how and why negative interest rates arise.

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The Problem Isn’t Fed Policy — It’s the Fed

The Fed

Blog06/27/2016

No human can withstand the political pressure to inflate reserves. As long as central banks have discretion, they will inflate the money supply.

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