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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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The End of Bernanke's "End Game"

The FedOther Schools of Thought

05/13/2011Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke has opened the Fed's checkbook in an unprecedented fashion. He claims to be "saving" the financial system. In reality he is destroying it.
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They Want Us to Love the Fed

The FedOther Schools of Thought

05/06/2011Mises Daily Articles
The Fed economists and their supporters really believe — truly believe — that they are the rescuers of our economy.
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The Master Race: Racialist Legacies of Progressivism

03/15/2011Audio/Video
Session on Socialism, Racism, and Method. Recorded March 12, 2011, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [15:17]
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Krugman's Straw-Man Market System

Other Schools of Thought

01/12/2011Mises Daily Articles
While Austrians see how individuals working through free markets have bettered their life situations, Krugman and his colleagues see only chaos, failure, and bad food.
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The Fable of the Krugman

The FedU.S. EconomyOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

03/25/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Yes, this is the mercantilist world of Paul Krugman. Peaceful private exchange is an act of aggression, and aggression will deliver us from an imaginary 'liquidity trap.' Indeed, war is peace, freedom is slavery, and ignorance is strength."
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