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Allan H. Meltzer, RIP

Money and BanksAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog05/11/2017
Allan H. Meltzer, a distinguished monetary economist and historian and a longtime professor of economics at Carnegie-Mellon Institute, died on Monday at the age of 89.

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Three Ways Trump's Tax "Cuts" Will Raise Taxes

Financial MarketsMoney and BanksTaxes and SpendingMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog05/10/2017
Trump's plan to increase spending and lower taxes will only increase deficit spending. And that brings with it a host of new costs for taxpayers.

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France's Election Provides Only Short-Term Relief For The Euro

Free MarketsMoney and Banks

Blog05/08/2017
France's new president Macron will face some major challenges at home, both economically and politically.

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China's Plan to Subvert the Global Dollar Standard

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/30/2017
Are China and Russia prepared to escalate the financial war with America? It won't be easy, but they're increasingly motivated to do so.

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Central Banks' Obsession with Price Stability Leads to Economic Instability

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/28/2017
The Fed's monetary policies that aim at stabilizing the price level actually undermine economic fundamentals.

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What Is the "Correct" Growth Rate of the Money Supply?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/19/2017
Central banks have no way of knowing the "right" amount of money-supply growth. But, markets can work to suppress growth in un-backed paper currency.

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Capital Flows and Ricardo's Law

Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Blog04/10/2017
Ricardo's law of comparative advantage is only part of the story when it comes to understanding the benefits of free trade.

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Trump Continues to Ignore Monetary Policy — And It Will Cost Him

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/04/2017
Trump's monetary and fiscal plans do little other than shift around the tax burden and subsidize corporate profits.

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The War on Cash: Old and New

Money and BanksU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Manipulating what sort of money people use — and how they use it — has a long history among meddling government planners.

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Ending the Federal Reserve from the Bottom Up

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog03/30/2017
Article 1, Section 10 of the US Constitution already provides state governments with tools they need to undermine the central bank's money monopoly.

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