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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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Explaining Central Banks' Gold Purchases

The FedGold StandardMonetary Theory

12/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
While holding any real asset serves no direct use for a central bank, it does act as an insurance policy of sorts.
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Can the Underground Economy Save Europe?

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurshipInterventionism

11/21/2011Mises Daily Articles
As the old saying goes, the more expensive you are to fire, the more expensive you are to hire. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the European continent.
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The Moral Hazard of Deposit Insurance

Capital and Interest TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

10/14/2011Audio/Video
Presented in Vienna, Austria, on 19 September 2011. Includes an introduction by Douglas E. French.
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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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