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Sean Corrigan

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Sean Corrigan is the author of 'Money, Macro & Markets' newsletter & Consultant to Hinde Capital.

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Destroying an Economy to Save It

Capital and Interest TheoryMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

04/24/2003Mises Daily Articles
Most ordinary folk today live far better than did the Sun King himself. That advance in prosperity has not been built on government intervention, on needless consumption, nor on monetary debasement or otherwise the bilking of ones' creditors. It was built on savings being converted into capital.
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Six Myths of the Crash

Booms and Busts

02/13/2003Mises Daily Articles
Two and a half years into one of the most severe Bear Markets in History, the most striking feature of the typical economic discussion is the persistent state of denial about how perilous our situation truly is. Also notable is the unthinking promulgation of a species of economic fallacies which,...
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The Verge of Ruin

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyU.S. History

01/10/2003Mises Daily Articles
The litany is familiar to anyone who knows of the history of the Great Depression: miscalculation, overtaxation, keeping wages and benefits high, prevent the liquidation, boost consumer demand, run up public debt. Fritz Machlup said that this is the path to impoverishment, notes Sean Corrigan.
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Man the Pumps!

The FedMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

12/23/2002Mises Daily Articles
Was it just a Freudian slip that Greenspand started his recent encomium for Keynesian debasement with a reference to the Gold standard? It was probably inadvertent, but the contrast suggested between real, hard money, freely chosen by market processes, not arbitrarily by the State and its...
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The Cone of Production

Business CyclesCalculation and Knowledge

12/11/2002Mises Daily Articles
Given the economics of the cycle, writes Sean Corrigan, there are no easy choices. Standing the path of recovery are huge, perhaps unprecedented, imbalances, record indebtedness perched atop still-overblown asset prices, the ire of powerful vested interests, and a blind dedication to a whole...
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