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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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A Tribute to F.A. von Hayek

BiographiesWorld HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

05/08/2017Articles of Interest
To celebrate Hayek's birthday here is "A tribute to F.A. Hayek" by Ludwig von Mises, May 24, 1962.

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Americans Are More Mobile Than Many Other Societies — And That's Not Always Good

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog05/01/2017
Americans are more mobile residents of other countries, and this has many economic benefits. But residential mobility also has a number of hidden costs.

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An Interview with James Buchanan

Monetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

04/28/2017Interview
An interview with James Buchanan, founder of the public choice school and 1987 Nobel Prize recipient in economic science.

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Atlanta Fed Cuts Q1 GDP Forecast

The FedGlobal Economy

04/27/2017FedWatch
Once again the Atlanta Fed's GDPNow forecasting model has been cut, reflecting a sharp challenge to the Fed's "healthy economy" narrative.

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Are Oil Prices to Blame for the Venezuelan Crisis?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

The Venezuelan crisis is anything but a crisis caused by the fall in oil prices.

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Alan Greenspan, Sellout

BiographiesThe Fed

04/20/2017The Austrian
In his attitude toward compromise, Alan Greenspan is the polar opposite of Murray Rothbard.

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Auto Loans: The Next Debt Bubble?

Booms and BustsU.S. Economy

Blog04/18/2017
The auto-loan market has recently ballooned, but the delinquency data raises questions about how much longer these spending habits can last.

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A Libertarian Student's Plea

Political Theory

04/07/2017Articles of Interest
Ralph Raico penned this anti-war article when a university student. It remains relevant today.

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