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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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Voluntary Exchange vs. Government Mandates

Big GovernmentPricesValue and Exchange

01/07/2015Audio/Video
True welfare and value can only be achieved through exchange when it is fully voluntary. When the state intervenes to "improve" trade, it destroys value, all the government stats notwithstanding, writes Patrick Barron. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Dianna Keiler.
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Voluntary Exchange vs. Government Mandates

Big GovernmentPricesValue and Exchange

01/07/2015Mises Daily Articles
True welfare and value can only be achieved through exchange when it is fully voluntary. When the state intervenes to "improve" trade, it destroys value, all the government stats notwithstanding.
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Switching to Sound Money Before it's too Late

Global EconomyGold Standard

01/05/2015Audio/Video
Patrick Barron discusses how switching to sound money could change the global economy for the better.
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Our #1 Show of 2014!

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

01/02/2015Audio/Video
Our #1 show of the year is Patrick Barron in a two-part interview on the end of US dollar supremacy.
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What a Reserve Currency Should Look Like

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

12/08/2014Mises Daily Articles
The US dollar’s days as a global reserve currency are numbered, but there is no high-quality replacement available. If there were an ideal reserve currency for the world, this is what it would look like.
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