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Inflation Has Been Contained — But Not Because of a Liquidity Trap

The FedMoney and Banking

Blog02/28/2018

When the Fed began paying interest on bank reserves, it kept a lid on inflation. But now there's no easy way out.

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Is Money Creation Fueling the Stock Market Surge?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog02/21/2018
In order then to have a general increase in prices, all other things being equal, there must be an increase first in the money supply.
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Is Inflation Driven more by "Expectations" than by the Money Supply?

Blog01/03/2018
Central bankers think that the inflation problem can be solved by managing expectations.
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Is Behavioral Economics Good Economics?

Austrian Economics OverviewOther Schools of Thought

Blog11/17/2017
Behavioral economists, while criticizing the mainstream economics for not being realistic, treats human beings as automatons.
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Is Population Decline Catastrophic?

Labor and WagesTaxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog10/03/2017

In the 70s, we were told to panic about population growth. Now we're told to panic about population decline. But is it really a problem?

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I Just Got Price-Gouged and I'm Still Smiling

Blog08/14/2017
Today I paid $10 for a $3 umbrella and I write this to you as a dry, happy man.
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Is Money Created by Government Decree?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog07/31/2017
Today’s demand for money is determined by yesterday’s purchasing power of money.
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Inflation: Is It the Disease or the Symptom?

Blog06/09/2017
This increase in the money supply — not changes in prices — is what sets in motion the misallocation of resources.
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