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The ECB Continues to Incentivize Reckless Behavior

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/08/2019

Monetary policy has gone from being a tool to support fiscal reforms to an excuse for not implementing them.

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Carl Menger on Currency Durability: A Lesson on Cryptos?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/09/2019

Assessing cryptocurrencies through a framework of "saleableness" may help us understand why some cryptocurrencies are chosen for speculation above others.

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Five Reasons for the Weakness of the Argentine Economy

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks

Blog05/01/2019

It is not easy to change the failed policies of the Kirchner era without recognizing the enormous monetary and fiscal hole created by the previous administration.

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Central Banks Are Heading Toward a Stagnant Global Zombie Economy

Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks

Blog04/09/2019

Using Japan as a model, governments are steering us toward a worldwide zombie economy — but we're likely to end up with something that looks more like Argentina than Japan.

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Henry Hazlitt in the Long Term

Blog04/08/2019

We need an Army of “Hazlitts ” today: men and women of courage and wisdom, who are unafraid to speak and write the truth.

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Is Mexico "Neoliberal"?

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog03/28/2019

Mexican interventionists are now pushing the idea that Mexico is a country dominated by a free-market ideology which they call "neo-liberalism." But any serious look at Mexico's government makes it clear this is not the case.

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Europe is Taxing and Regulating Tech, Now It's Lagging Behind in Innovation

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationGlobal Economy

Blog02/26/2019

Europe is falling behind North American and China in the tech sector. This is not by chance or bad luck, it is by design.

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Socialism, Capital, and Venezuela's Oil

Blog02/22/2019

The US government clearly wants to invade Venezuela. But oil is likely not a significant reason, in part because Venezuela's oil is hardly the gold mine some think it is.

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