Fiscal Theory

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The Fed in 2012

The FedFiscal TheoryMonetary Theory

02/27/2013Mises Daily Articles
If the economy improves, the banking sector will increasingly loan out its reserves and bring inflationary pressure to prices. If the economy does not improve, the Fed will not be able to unload the low-quality assets on its balance sheet, and thus the inflationary pressures will remain. The so-...

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Bernanke Loosens Up

The FedFree MarketsFiscal Theory

12/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Bernanke's recent drastically inflationary move is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of how wealth is created and can only make things worse...

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The Real Fiscal Cliff: How to Spot the Ledge

Booms and BustsFiscal Theory

Presented at the Mises Circle in Manhattan, hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and sponsored by the Story Garschina Charitable Fund, and Anonymous Donor. Recorded on Friday, 14 September 2012, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

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Why Estonia Is Beating the Eurozone

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyFiscal TheoryInterventionism

10/18/2012Mises Daily Articles
The average yearly rate of growth in Estonia stood at 8.4 percent in 2011 against overall eurozone performance of 1.5 percent.

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QE3: Sowing the Wind

The FedFree MarketsFiscal TheoryInterventionism

09/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
The damage inflicted on the economy by reckless monetary and fiscal policies cannot be fixed by further aggressive monetary pumping.

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Repudiating the National Debt

The FedFiscal TheoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

07/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
Although largely forgotten today, repudiation of public debt is a solid part of the American tradition.

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Hitler's Economics

World HistoryFiscal TheoryInterventionismPolitical Theory

Hitler is the modern archetype of political evil, but many who condemn him still embrace his policies, writes Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Harold Fritsche.

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What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us

HealthTaxes and SpendingFiscal TheoryOther Schools of Thought

In 1918, the Soviet Union became the first country to promise universal "cradle-to-grave" healthcare, writes Yuri N. Maltsev. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Harold Fritsche...

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Not Enough Inflation?

The FedFree MarketsFiscal TheoryInterventionism

04/25/2012Mises Daily Articles
A closer look at the actual data reveals what Paul Krugman conveniently chooses to leave out.

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The Objectives of Currency Devaluation

Global EconomyFiscal Theory

02/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
Governments cannot rebel against the preponderance of generally accepted ideologies, however fallacious.

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