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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

BooksFebruary 24, 2011
Economists Philipp Bagus and David Howden demonstrate that the real cause of the 2008 Iceland calamity was bad central bank policy.

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Philipp Bagus

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Philipp Bagus is an associate professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He is an associate scholar of the Mises Institute and was awarded the 2011 O.P. Alford III Prize in...

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The Tragedy of the Euro

Bagus explains that the Euro is not what the older classical liberals had hoped for, but instead is a politically...

The Swiss Franc and The Tragedy of the Euro

Economist Philipp Bagus talks with us from Europe about the Swiss franc, the euro, and what the future holds for the...

Currency and Economic Collapse

Audio/VideoMay 5, 2011
Jeffrey Tucker interviews Philipp Bagus, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, and discusses Philipp's academic life and his two recent books: 'Deep Freeze: Iceland´s Economic Collapse' (co-authored with David Howden) and 'The Tragedy of the Euro'. Recorded...

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Faculty Spotlight Interview: Philipp Bagus

BlogNovember 16, 2010

Philipp Bagus is professor of economics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. He earned his Bachelor and Master at the University of Münster and his Ph.D. from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos with Jesús Huerta de Soto as his adviser on a thesis on deflation. He is the author of The Tragedy...

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Rethinking Iceland's Recovery

Mises DailyMarch 22, 2011
Like many economic events, the key lies not in what is immediately apparent — explosively large banks — but in those causes and conditions that are veiled. Politicians, pundits, and the population of the Icelandic nation have had a difficult time explaining how such a large financial sector could...

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When Iceland Totally Froze

Mises DailyApril 6, 2011
When the dust had settled, the crisis had wiped out trillions of dollars of investments, and the previously well-functioning credit markets had stalled.

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How Iceland Became Paperland

Mises DailyMay 10, 2011
Iceland became a bullet train heading at 100 miles an hour into a future upheld via a paper Valhalla rainbow of massive fiat-money infusions, which could fall away at any time.

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Philipp Bagus Debates Franz Hörmann on Money

BlogJuly 20, 2014

In this audio debate, Philipp Bagus, author of The Tragedy of the Euro, debates Franz Hörmann. Here is an...

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To Free or Freeze

BooksMarch 24, 2009
That millions claim "the last word" on matters of political economy, and disagree as much as they do, suggests that no one has more than scratched the surface...

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Authors Forum: Tragedy of the Euro & Deep Freeze

Audio/VideoMarch 11, 2011
Recorded 10 March 2011 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [18:30]

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Philipp Bagus: Europe 25 years after the fall of the iron curtain

BlogFebruary 20, 2015

Chinese subtitles have been added to Philipp Bagus's 2014 talk at the European Parliament about the fall of the Berlin Wall. 

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Dr. Philipp Bagus: The Tragedy of the Euro

Audio/VideoSeptember 5, 2014
Jeff Deist and Philip Bagus discuss the history and possible future of the Euro, and the ECB under Draghi.

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The Tragedy of the Euro

BooksDecember 8, 2010
Bagus explains that the Euro is not what the older classical liberals had hoped for, but instead is a politically managed money that is destined for failure.

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More Bank Runs Coming

BlogJanuary 29, 2014

After last week´s decision by HSBC to halt its policy of not honoring large withdrawal requests by depositors comes news of the Russian bank “My Bank” implementing its own run-protection measure.

“My Bank”, one of Russia´s top 200 lenders by assets,...

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The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno

BooksMarch 14, 2015
The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor Joseph T. Salerno is a celebratory volume honoring the work of a respected and beloved teacher. It signifies a flourishing career of significant achievement, and also the gratitude and well-wishes of his students.

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Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

Audio/VideoDecember 31, 2014
Mises's great treatise on political economy. Download the complete audio book...

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