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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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A Rehabilitation of the Quantity Theory

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

03/27/2013Audio/Video
From the session on "Monetary Theory and Policy," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 21 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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Who Benefits From the Fed?

The FedU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

03/07/2013Mises Daily Articles
As we review the Fed’s operations in 2012 we see the usual outcomes. The banking sector has benefited from its operations (unusually so, thanks to the continued interest on reserve policy) and the government has received a free lunch by having a ready buyer for its ever-increasing debt.
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The Fed in 2012

The FedFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

02/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
If the economy improves, the banking sector will increasingly loan out its reserves and bring inflationary pressure to prices. If the economy does not improve, the Fed will not be able to unload the low-quality assets on its balance sheet, and thus the inflationary pressures will remain. The so-...
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A New Year's Resolution for Macroeconomists

Monetary Theory

01/24/2013Mises Daily Articles
What has the profession learned about the financial cycle and macroeconomics?
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The Systemic Siesta

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionism

05/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
The respective wage rates in Spain and Germany would seem to make Spanish labor much more affordable. So why isn't it?
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