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Peter C. Earle

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Pete Earle is an economist at the American Institute for Economic Research and a longtime financial markets professional. He has spent nearly two decades trading in and studying global equity, derivative, commodity, and currency markets, and regularly engages in consulting with trading, cryptocurrency, and online/mobile gaming firms. Pete has published numerous articles on economic history, spontaneous order, and liberty, including A Century of Anarchy: Neutral Moresnet through the Revisionist Lens, available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. He is also editor of Coronavirus and Economic Crisis. He resides in the Greater New York area.

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A Virtual Weimar: Hyperinflation in a Video Game World

Booms and BustsMedia and CultureOther Schools of Thought

05/21/2013Mises Daily Articles
If historical cases of hyperinflation — real, and virtual — have one thing in common, it is the instinct among its victims to blame the symptoms rather than the disease.
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Monetary Origins of the Poker Bubble

Free MarketsBusiness CyclesInterventionism

02/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
The ultimate responsibility for the poker boom lay with the Federal Reserve.
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The Economics of Dracula

BiographiesWorld HistoryInterventionism

10/31/2012Mises Daily Articles
Vlad Tepes III, the man who would become the inspiration for Count Dracula, was one of the most atrocious and cruel tyrants in history.
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Life Before FEMA

Big GovernmentThe Environment

09/30/2012The Free Market
The Free Market 30, no. 9 (September 2012) For real life-headlines worthy of The Onion , one needs look no further than the doings of the U.S. government and its agencies. One week after Hurricane Sandy devastated the New York area, with a new storm on the way and almost 10,000 Staten...
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Anarchy in the Aachen

Free MarketsWorld HistoryInterventionism

08/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
If the strange and little-known case of Moresnet acts as our guide, we must conclude that statelessness is not only possible but beneficial to progress.
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