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Richard Cantillon: An Introduction

Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

09/22/2018The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Jevons called Cantillon's Essai the "Cradle of Political Economy." It was one of the few books quoted by Adam Smith and it deserves reading by any serious thinker of political economy today.
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Trump's Two Biggest Trade Myths

Big GovernmentProtectionism and Free TradeInterventionism

Blog06/23/2018

Government stats on trade deficits tell only a tiny bit of the real story. 

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Bank of Mexico: Bread Today, Hunger Tomorrow

Money and Banking

09/05/2017Mises Wire
The Bank of Mexico's reported profits are a short-term windfall that comes at the price of higher debt levels.
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Oil Is Cheap — Why OPEC Can’t Do Anything About It

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

06/19/2017Mises Wire
Only the future will tell if OPEC’s measures have any effect on oil prices or if our interpretation that they aren’t able to move prices is true.
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Can Ecuador Learn Something from Peru?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog04/02/2017
Although he did so to a lesser degree than some others, President Rafael Correa in Ecuador embraced "21st-Century socialism." How has Ecuador fared?
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Why Trump's Election Led to a Weaker Peso

Blog02/07/2017
As the Fed has raised its benchmark rate, the Mexican peso faces relative devaluation. But Donald Trump is a factor, too.
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