Monetary Policy

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How the Left Exploits Antiracism to Attack Capitalism

Media and CultureMonetary PolicyCapital and Interest Theory

07/14/2020Audio/Video
The forces of anticapitalism have long latched on to whatever best suits them for pushing their agenda. Whatever the latest injustice may be—from a polluted environment to poverty to racism—the solution is always the end of capitalism.
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The Social Consequences of Zero Interest Rates

Media and CultureMonetary PolicyCapital and Interest Theory

07/14/2020Audio/Video
As Japan has shown, ultralow interest rates can greatly affect a society that was once impressively focused on innovation and investment.
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Collecting Old Coins Taught Me to Never Trust the Government

Monetary PolicyU.S. History

07/11/2020Audio/Video
Old coins vaccinated me against trusting politicians long before I grew my first scruffy beard. I began collecting coins when I was eight years old in 1965, the year President Lyndon Johnson began removing all the silver from American coins.
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Review: Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

Monetary PolicyBusiness Cycles

07/04/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Brendan Brown reviews "Narrative Economics," which argues that "economic fluctuations are substantially driven by contagion of oversimplified and easily transmitted variants of economic narratives."
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A Review of Stephanie Kelton’s The Deficit Myth

Book ReviewsMonetary PolicyTaxes and SpendingMonetary Theory

06/30/2020Audio/Video
The good news is that Stephanie Kelton has written a book on MMT that is very readable and will strike many readers as persuasive and clever. The bad news is that Stephanie Kelton has written a book on MMT that is very readable and will strike many readers as persuasive and clever.
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Savings Are Critical to a Prosperous Economy

Monetary PolicyMoney SupplyProduction Theory

06/20/2020Audio/Video
The heart of economic growth is the expansion of real savings. Monetary pumping only destroys wealth and savings.
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The German Court's Unexpected Blow to the ECB

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemMonetary Policy

06/02/2020Audio/Video
A high German court recently ruled that the European Central Bank has overstepped the bounds of its power. The angry response from high-ranking European bureaucrats tells us a lot about what they want for the EU.
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The Fed Is Doing "Whatever It Takes" to Prop Up the Economy. That's a Very Bad Thing.

InflationMonetary PolicyInterventionism

05/27/2020Audio/Video
There's now no difference between monetary policy and other government programs designed to prop up firms, industries, and other favored groups. The Fed is simply another government planning agency.
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To Prevent Problematic Inflation, We Need More Production. Which Means There's Trouble Ahead.

InflationMonetary PolicyOther Schools of Thought

05/26/2020Audio/Video
Price inflation is so difficult to predict, because there are so many moving parts: money supply, demand, money velocity, and supply of goods and services.
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A Note on Some Recent Misinterpretations of the Cantillon Effect

Central BanksInflationMonetary PolicyCantillon

05/21/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Sieroń comments on Book and Sumner regarding the Cantillon effect, arguing that the Austrian analysis of the Cantillon effect is correct.
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