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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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The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno

Calculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonetary Theory

The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor Joseph T. Salerno is a celebratory volume honoring the work of a respected and beloved teacher. It signifies a flourishing career of significant achievement, and also the gratitude and well-wishes of his students.
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How Italy’s Government Enables the Mafia

Free MarketsGlobal Economy

03/14/2015Mises Daily Articles
For decades, the Italian state has facilitated the Mafia's grip on industry in Italy. The result has been a disastrous lack of foreign investment and other ills. It now seems that only the elimination of the central state could bring about serious reform.
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The World’s Largest Subprime Debtor: The US Government

Money and BanksTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

09/24/2014Mises Daily Articles
When the day of reckoning comes, will anyone criticize the Federal Reserve for making the unsustainable debt-fueled spending spree possible?
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Dr. David Howden: Let Banks Fail! (Central and Otherwise)

The FedFinancial MarketsBusiness Cycles

Jeff Deist and David Howden discuss the history of banking in America before 1913 and the entanglements of the Federal Reserve.
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The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, by Ben S. Bernanke

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksBusiness CyclesMoney and Banking

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
There is trouble lurking in each of the book’s four chapters. The text gets off on a wrong foot as Bernanke overviews the origins and purposes of the Fed.


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