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William L. Anderson

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William L. Anderson is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and professor of economics at Frostburg State University. He earned his MA in economics from Clemson University and his PhD in economics from Auburn University, where he was a Mises Research Fellow. He has been writing about Austrian economics since 1981, when he first was introduced to the Austrian view by the late William H. Peterson. In 1982, he won the Olive W. Garvey Economic Essay Contest and presented his paper at the Mont Pelerin Society in the former West Berlin. While there, he met economists Murray Rothbard, Milton Friedman, James Buchanan, Morgan Reynolds, William Hutt, and others He has published numerous articles and papers on economics and political economy, including articles in The Independent Review, Reason Magazine, The Free Market, The Freeman, Public Choice, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, The Journal of Markets and Morality, Regulation, Freedom Daily and others. He is also a frequent contributor to LewRockwell.com. When he was an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee in the early 1970s, Bill was a member of the track team, which won the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 1974. He also made All-American and All-Southeastern Conference in track while at UT.

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Krugman’s Adventures in Fairyland

InterventionismProduction Theory

11/23/2013Mises Daily Articles
Far from being creatures that can “save” an economy, the Debt and Inflation Fairies are the architects of economic disaster.
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Keynes’s Ghost Continues To Haunt Economics

Business CyclesOther Schools of Thought

11/06/2013Mises Daily Articles
The Keynesian promise of prosperity springing from massive government spending is attractive to politicians, economists, and public intellectuals.
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Was Friedman Right About Rothbard on Collapsing Banks?

Business CyclesOther Schools of Thought

08/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
Rothbard declared that the kind of banking and financial system that Friedman championed was at the heart of the crisis that was the Great Depression.
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The Price is Wrong – and So is Krugman

Other Schools of ThoughtPrices

04/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
The cut-wages-through-inflation strategy is part of Krugman’s heads-I-win-tails-you-lose way of arguing.
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Are People Really Fooled? Rational Behavior, Misleading Signals, and the ATBC

03/20/2012Audio/Video
Session on Economic Calculation and The Firm. Recorded March 9, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [14:33]
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