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Doug French

Tags Booms and BustsMoney and Banks

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

AwardsMurray N. Rothbard Medal of Freedom

Douglas French is former president of the Mises Institute, author of Early Speculative Bubbles & Increases in the Money Supply , and author of Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth. He received his master's degree in economics from UNLV, studying under both Professor Murray Rothbard and Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

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Tall Buildings, Mighty Crashes

Booms and Busts

Blog10/13/2018

Skyscrapers that set world records for height don’t cause economic panics, but are, instead, a warning a boom has reached its peak.

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Bernie Sanders Might Learn Something from Venezuela's Minimum Wage Experiment

Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog09/24/2018

Rothbard: "if proponents of the higher minimum wage were simply wrongheaded people of good will, they would not stop at $3 or $4 an hour, but indeed would pursue their dimwit logic into the stratosphere."

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Today's Average Hourly Wage Has about the Same Purchasing Power it Did in 1978

09/11/2018Power & Market

Worker wages aren't keeping up with price inflation.

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Farmers and Businesses Are Failing Under the Weight of Trump's Tariffs

09/03/2018Power & Market

Trump supporters imagine tariffs are teaching foreigners a lesson, but American farmers can't pay their bills with patriotism.

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What You Really Pay for In College: Credentials, not Education

Education

Blog08/29/2018

The United States is overeducated and degrees provide a low social return. Politicians are too dumb to realize it.

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