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Why Official Inflation Measures Don't Work

InflationOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog05/23/2020

In theory, it is possible to adjust inflation measures to account for the many constant changes in prices resulting from changing demand, quality, and innovations. But it's essentially impossible to execute these adjustments accurately.

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Why Has There Been So Little Consumer Price Inflation?

InflationFinancial Markets

Blog05/11/2020

Prices of consumer goods have grown rather slowly in spite of sizable money supply growth. Why is there a gap?

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We Want to Send You Nation, Migration, and Trade

Blog09/24/2019

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Want More Investment and Entrepreneurship? Protect Private Property

The EntrepreneurGlobal Economy

Blog06/03/2019

Africa has plenty of hard workers and plenty of natural resources. But private property is not secure there, which means few are willing to invest their capital there.

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What Is Optimal Monetary Policy, Anyway?

Money and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog02/16/2018
Economists usually sneak in their own value judgments when claiming they are for objectively "optimal" monetary policy.
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Week in Review: September 16, 2017

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog09/15/2017
"Politicians who compromise and seek bipartisanship are the most dangerous among the entire crew in Washington."
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Week in Review: March 4, 2017

Big GovernmentStrategyBusiness CyclesPolitical Theory

Blog03/03/2017
Both Trump and the Fed are relying on debt to keep their political agendas going.
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