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Does a Fall in Unemployment Lead to Stronger Economic Growth?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/13/2018

Ultimately, what matters for the well-being of individuals is not that they are employed as such, but their purchasing power in terms of the goods and services that they earn.

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Don't Conflate Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Financial Markets

Blog08/01/2018

The sooner we stop conflating “technology” with “coin,” the sooner we will have a better understanding of what is and is not sound money.

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Dehomogenizing Austrian Economics: The Revival of Wieser

History of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog02/05/2018
The dehomogenization debate shows the diversity of views that Austrian economists, old and new, have on issues that lay at the heart of economic theory.
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Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog09/04/2017
A cut in government outlays is great news for wealth generators and to the economy.
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Do Seasonal Adjustments Help Identify Business Cycles?

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog08/17/2017
Without a coherent theory based on purposeful human action, it is not possible to begin to understand the causes of business cycles.
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Does a Falling Money Supply Cause Recessions?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/07/2017
A falling money supply is not the cause of economic contractions. It is usually just a symptom of a larger problem resulting from money-creation out of thin air.
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Deflation, Easy Money, and the Boom-Bust Cycle

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/02/2017
When money is made "out of thin air," we see economic busts go hand-in-hand with price deflation. This is not the case with sound money.
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Debt Isn't a Problem — Easy-Money Policies Are the Problem

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/16/2017
Debt can be a big factor in economic busts. But, the problem isn't debt. The problem is the easy-money policies behind the debt.
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