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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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How Much Longer Will the Dollar be the Reserve Currency?

The FedGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryMonetary Theory

10/12/2013Mises Daily Articles
The dollar is very susceptible to losing its vaunted reserve currency position.
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The First Step to a Free Detroit: Let Them Work

Free MarketsInterventionism

09/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
What might the people of Detroit achieve if regulatory barriers to productive work were eliminated?
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Declare Detroit a Free City

Free MarketsInterventionism

07/26/2013Mises Daily Articles
All that Detroit really needs is economic freedom and secure property rights. Give Detroit its freedom from all manner of government, including the federal government.
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The Simplicity of Sound Money

Free MarketsGold StandardMonetary Theory

03/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
Understanding today's convoluted domestic and international fiat monetary system frankly requires a great deal of time and study. In a sound money environment, on the other hand, there is little confusion or controversy.
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German Gold

The FedFree MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

12/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
The greatest threat to worldwide prosperity is the complete collapse of what little remains of free-market capitalism.
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