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Money, Inflation, and Business Cycles: The Cantillon Effect and the Economy

Book ReviewsInflationMoney and BanksCantillon

2 hours agoQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Professor Arkadiusz Sieroń has written an important new book on the Cantillon effect, indicating that the effect of new money on the economy depends on where it is injected.
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Mises and Destructionism

Austrian Economics OverviewPolitical Theory

02/03/2020Audio/Video
Progress in economics is progress in civilization. Ludwig von Mises supported economic progress because he valued the benefits of a humane and prosperous civilization.
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More on Joe Salerno's Critique of Economism

02/03/2020Power & Market

As C. Jay Engel explains, only the rigorously subjectivist perspective of the Austrian school offers a rational critique of economism.

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Mises the Decentralist Hero

StrategyPolitical Theory

01/28/2020Audio/Video
Opposition to decentralization in government often arises out of fear. Most people have been indoctrinated into the idea that a large centralized state can better prevent bad things from happening.
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Markets Provide Guns Despite Government Restrictions

Bureaucracy and RegulationFree Markets

Blog01/28/2020

In spite of all kinds of restrictions and red tape, consumer demand for firearms remains high, and the industry has found a way to meet that demand—through "80 percent lower receivers."

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Meet the Spendthrifts

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/23/2020

If the government were a sitcom family, they would be called the Spendthrifts, and no one would dream of trusting them with credit.

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More Money Creation Won't Create More Economic Growth

Monetary TheoryMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog01/13/2020

Contrary to the popular way of thinking, setting in motion a consumption unbacked by production through monetary pumping will only stifle economic growth.

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Money Supply Growth Surged to a 33-Month High in November

Money Supply

Blog01/07/2020

During November 2019, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 6.22 percent. That's up from October's rate of 4.93 percent, and from November 2018's rate of 3.07 percent.

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