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David Howden

Tags Business CyclesInterventionismMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleArticles of Interest

AwardsO.P. Alford III Prize in Political EconomyDouglas E. French Prize at Mises University

Dr. David Howden is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and Chair of the Department of Business and Economics, and professor of economics, at Saint Louis University at its Madrid campus. He is also Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, and the founding editor of the Journal of Prices & Markets. He is the author of over 50 scholarly articles and books, mostly focusing on the business cycle. His latest book, The Fed at One Hundred, co-edited with Dr. Joseph T. Salerno, overviews the Federal Reserve's history and the theory behind its operations over the last 100 years. 

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Can the Fed Successfully Exit?

The FedFinancial MarketsGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

08/03/2010Mises Daily Articles
Knowing that the Fed now holds the most toxic of the subprime assets the banking system could create during the roaring 2000s should leave us with some concern.
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The Greek Plague: Sticky Wages

Booms and BustsPolitical TheoryPricesProduction Theory

06/24/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Refusing to accept wage reductions, workers must accept unemployment."
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Single Trial Probability Applications: Can Subjectivity Evade Frequency Limitations?

10/22/2009Libertarian Papers
Abstract: Frequency probability theorists define an event’s probability distribution as the limit of a repeated set of trials belonging to a homogeneous collective. The subsets of this collective are events which we have deficient knowledge about on an individual level, although for the larger...


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Can a Central Bank Go Broke?

Booms and BustsThe FedGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

09/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
The possibility of an insolvent central bank, however, bypasses the question of whether the central bank should be abolished and concludes that it will , in certain instances, abolish itself as insolvency renders it helpless.
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