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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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Of Krugman and Diocletian

Free MarketsWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/08/2012Mises Daily Articles
Krugman: "I am not a defender of the economic policies of the emperor Diocletian. Let's just make that clear." Ron Paul: "That's exactly what you're defending."
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The Great Guano Boom — and Bust

Booms and BustsWorld History

04/13/2012Mises Daily Articles
Peru's experience with a vicious boom and bust in the 19th century provides a particularly compelling illustration of government-owned industry.
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Withholding Consent from the Khan

Global EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

02/06/2012Mises Daily Articles
Rather than utilize the suspicious paper chits issued by the Khan's local governor, Tabrizian merchants refused to transact or trade; tents in bazaars stood empty.
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The Ash Heap of History

Free MarketsWorld History

06/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
It is to mankind's collective detriment that the story of the Aksumite kingdom remains largely unknown.
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The Comuneros: The Revolt and Its Lessons

Free MarketsWorld History

04/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
The almost-lost story of the Revolt of the Comuneros was more than an uprising of the citizens of the Kingdom of Castile against the monarchy.
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