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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 Economics of Hillary Clinton

Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

09/26/2016Mises Wire
Hillary Clinton likes to say she wants to help the middle class. But, her economic policy only helps her crony capitalist pals.
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The Political Class vs. the Rest of Us

Legal SystemThe Police StateU.S. History

Blog07/11/2016

There are two sets of rules that function in America. One set for the political class, and another set for everyone else.

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The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyFiscal TheoryMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog06/12/2016

Many Americans now lack even small amounts of savings to deal with life emergencies. This is a triumph for Keynesian economics.

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Campaigns Spawn Really Bad Economics

U.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

06/03/2016The Austrian
Presidential elections provide candidates an opportunity to repeat age-old economic fallacies that never seem to die.
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For Keynesians, April 15 Is "Stimulus Day"

Big GovernmentTaxes and Spending

Blog04/15/2016

Don't Like April 15? Don't worry, your taxes will "stimulate" the economy.

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