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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 IMF and Moral Hazard

Global EconomyInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/03/2011Mises Daily Articles
The underpricing of risk led Icelandic banks to take on liabilities denominated in foreign currency.
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When Iceland Totally Froze

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyOther Schools of Thought

04/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
When the dust had settled, the crisis had wiped out trillions of dollars of investments, and the previously well-functioning credit markets had stalled.
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Rethinking Iceland's Recovery

Global EconomyBusiness CyclesMonetary Theory

03/22/2011Mises Daily Articles
Like many economic events, the key lies not in what is immediately apparent — explosively large banks — but in those causes and conditions that are veiled. Politicians, pundits, and the population of the Icelandic nation have had a difficult time explaining how such a large financial sector could...
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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyInterventionismMoney and Banking

02/24/2011Books
Economists Philipp Bagus and David Howden demonstrate that the real cause of the 2008 Iceland calamity was bad central bank policy.
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Europe's Tragic Crisis

The FedGlobal EconomyMonetary Theory

01/14/2011Mises Daily Articles
At the root of the current crisis in Europe are the actions of the European Central Bank. As Philipp Bagus explains in his new book , only a realization of the true costs the euro has imposed on the continent in the past can shed light on the path to future recovery.
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