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Does a Falling Money Supply Cause Economic Slumps?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/13/2018

As the foundation of the economy weakens, bank lending weakens also. And then money begins to disappear from the banking system.

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Economics as a Vocation

Education

11/07/2018The Free Market
As Mises put it "The development of a profession of economists is an offshoot of interventionism."
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On Voting

U.S. History

Blog11/06/2018

Since each person votes for different reasons, we can't morally say that the outcome of an election binds people to any specific law or policy.

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In a Bubble Economy, Capital Goods Aren't Always a Good Thing

Blog11/02/2018

The more aggressive the central bank’s loose monetary stance is the more drainage of real wealth takes place and the less real wealth is left at the disposal of true wealth generators.

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Why Tax Cuts Without Spending Cuts Won't Bring Economic Growth

Taxes and SpendingMoney and Banking

Blog11/01/2018

Government spending distorts and harms the wealth creation process. And cutting taxes without cutting spending won't lead to real economic growth.

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Easy Money, Easy Morals

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

10/30/2018Audio/Video
In this 33-minute talk Joseph Salerno discusses the right way to define inflation, and how it impacts both economic prosperity and culture.
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3 Problems with How the Media Looks at Inequality

Poverty

Blog10/29/2018

The public debate of inequality is a muddle of bad assumptions and a disregard for how global poverty has plummeted — thanks to markets — in recent decades.

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Statistical Analysis Isn't Enough to Understand Human Action

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/24/2018

Gazing at the data cannot assist an analyst in establishing causes in the world of economics.

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