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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 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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Dean Krugman to the Marching Band: "Stay the Course!"

The FedInterventionismMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

07/02/2009Mises Daily Articles
In Krugman's world, prosperity is created by spending, and it does not matter who spends what on whom just as long as someone is spending.
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Please, Sir, May I Work More Hours?

Free MarketsInterventionism

Presented at the Mises Institute's Brown Bag Seminar series on 30 October 1996.
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Say's Law and the Austrian Business Cycle Theory

William Anderson presents Say's Law and the Austrian Business Cycle Theory. From the 2009 ASC Panel: Monetary Economics and the Business Cycle
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Is the Economy a Perpetual Motion Machine?

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

03/25/2009Mises Daily Articles
Instead of facing the truth and permitting not only the malinvestments to fail, but a real recovery to take shape, Obama, Krugman, and their allies are insisting that all this "perpetual motion machine" known as an economy needs is a little more spending to lubricate the gears and send it on its...
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One Cheer for Paul Krugman, or Why the Bubble Economy?

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

01/01/2009Mises Daily Articles
Instead of permitting the necessary economic adjustments to be made in the wake of this unsustainable boom, the political classes — and their court economists — insist on even more government spending, more debt, and more destruction of the dollar.
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