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Patrick Barron

Tags The FedMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

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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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In a Post-Boom World, Auto Prices Will Fall

Booms and BustsPricesValue and Exchange

01/19/2016Mises Wire
Thanks to easy credit, automobiles have become very complex and luxurious, and brimming with safety features. The cost of producing these cars, however, won't keep prices from falling once the bubble bursts.
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Why We Need Private Property to Deal with Scarce Resources

Production TheorySubjectivismValue and Exchange

11/02/2015Mises Wire
Without markets, there is no way to manage scarce resources, and this includes natural resources like forests. Only markets can provide the sort of balanced long-term planning necessary to both utilize and preserve natural resources.
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Patrick Barron: Do Central Bankers Really Believe What they Say?

The FedGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

09/18/2015Audio/Video
Do Janet Yellen and other central bankers really believe in what they're doing?
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Four Economic Myths that Perpetuate the Euro Crisis

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

08/10/2015Mises Wire
Europe’s problems will not be solved by a Greek exit, and a breakup of the euro certainly won’t fix things as long as the Europeans remain in the thrall of many economic fallacies that have long driven the debate over the euro.
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Greece Illustrates 150 Years of Socialist Failure in Europe

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banking

07/03/2015Mises Wire
The Greek crisis illustrates the latest failure in Europe's attempts to build a lasting prosperity through consumption and redistribution of wealth. It's been going on for 150 years, and it remains to be seen if Europe will learn anything from the present crisis.
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